Passenger Seriously Injured in Bristol Crash

The passenger in a car that hit a utility pole in Bristol early Tuesday morning suffered serious injuries and has been taken to a trauma hospital, according to police.

The crash was reported on Riverside Avenue near East Street just before 4:30 a.m. and a police officer found a passenger, 22-year-old Philip Bouchard, of Bristol, suffering from serious and potentially life-threatening injuries, police said.

Police said they believe the driver, Philip's twin brother, was traveling east on Riverside Avenue in a 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee, went off the road on a curve and hit a utility pole.

The driver suffered minor injuries in the crash.

Police are investigating and ask witnesses to call the Bristol Police Department at 860-584-3036.

Contact Us