13-year-old in critical
condition after
bike-car collision
PUTNAM --- About 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8, the Putnam Police, Putnam EMS, and Putnam Fire Department were dispatched to the intersection of Woodstock Avenue and Van den Noort Street for the report of a motor vehicle accident involving a motor vehicle and bicyclist.
The preliminary on scene investigation determined a vehicle traveling on Woodstock Avenue and a bicycle being operated by a 13-year-old juvenile collided on Woodstock Avenue.  The juvenile sustained significant injuries and was transported to Day Kimball Hospital and later transferred to UMass Medical Center for the treatment of potential life-threatening injuries. The operator of the vehicle was not injured.
The CT State Police Collision Analysis & Reconstruction Squad assisted with on-scene   investigation. Woodstock Avenue   was closed for several hours.
The accident investigation ongoing and no charges have been filed at this time.  Anyone who may have witnessed the investigation is encouraged to contact Detective Bart Ramos at (860) 928-6565.


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