2 Car Accident On Kate Downing Road

This article was published on: 11/23/15 9:42 PM by Mike Minarsky

Today at approximately 10:31 AM, members of the Plainfield Police Department, American Legion Ambulance and The Plainfield Fire Department responded to the intersection of Lathrop Road and Kate Downing Road for a reported two car accident.


The operator of a 2009 Volkswagen Jetta, Albert Arias of NY reported he was traveling westbound on Lathrop Road with his passenger, Susan Arias.  Arias reported that he stopped at the stop sign located at the intersection of Kate Downing Road then entered the intersection striking a vehicle which was traveling southbound down Kate Downing Road.  That vehicle was a 2001 Chevy Malibu which was being operated by Samantha Shepard of Plainfield.  Shephard’s vehicle was struck by the Volkswagen and flipped onto its roof.  Members of the Plainfield Fire Department pulled Shepard to safety and members of the American Legion Ambulance tended to her injuries, which were reported to be possible neck and back.


Shepard was transported to the William Backus Emergency Room located in Plainfield CT.  This accident is still under investigation.

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