Police: Child airlifted following Saturday Southington crash remains in critical condition

Police: Child airlifted following Saturday Southington crash remains in critical condition



SOUTHINGTON — A Bristol child who was seriously injured in a crash on West Street Saturday remains in critical condition, according to police.

The 5-year-old, who police have not identified, was transported to Bristol Hospital Saturday with serious injuries. The child was later taken to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center via Life Star helicopter and was listed in critical condition Sunday.  Police spokesman Sgt. Jeffrey Dobratz said Tuesday the child remains in critical condition.

The accident occurred about 2 p.m. near ESPN’s south entrance. Police said a 21-year-old woman was driving south on West Street when she lost control of the car. Children were inside the vehicle.

The car spun into the northhound lane and collided with a vehicle driven by a 61-year-old man with one passenger. The man and his passenger were taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury.

The woman was transported to St. Francis Hospital in Hartford with possible serious injuries.

A 1-year-old child was taken directly to CCMC and was listed in stable condition, according to police.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information on the crash can contact Officer Ryan Lair at 860-378-1623 or RLair@southingtonpolice.org.

blipiner@record-journal.com
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