Dear Oh Deer – Deer Causes Car to Crash in Plainfield

This article was published on: 03/25/20 5:33 PM by Mike Minarsky

On March 24, 2020 at approximately 10:02 P.M., Officers from the Plainfield Police Department along with Atwood Hose Fire Department and American Legion Ambulance responded to a one car versus tree motor vehicle collision in the area of 557 Putnam Road in Wauregan, CT.

A 2009 Nissan Rogue operated by 31 year old Jeremy Francis, of Plainfield was traveling northbound on Putnam Road when several deer crossed in front of his vehicle causing him to travel across the southbound lane, off the roadway, and through a patch of woods before striking a tree and retaining wall in the yard, causing the vehicle to engulf in flames.

Francis self-extricated from the vehicle and refused treatment for possible minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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