Police, OSHA Investigating After Mechanic is Injured at West Hartford Midas

A mechanic at Midas Auto in West Hartford was injured by a car on Thursday afternoon and police said the car either fell on or struck the victim. 

Police and firefighters responded to Midas Auto, at 918 New Britain Ave., at 12:30 p.m. Thursday after receiving reports that a mechanic had suffered an injury and was on the floor. 

Then, emergency responders learned that a vehicle had struck or fallen onto the mechanic, police said. 

The victim who had injuries to his back and was transported to Hartford Hospital. The victim was conscious and speaking when transported. 

Police and OSHA are investigating to determine the exact circumstances of the incident. 

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