Multiple Ambulance Companies respond to 3 car accident Near Babcock ave
This article was published on: 07/30/16 12:21 AM by Mike Minarsky
On July 29, 2016 at approximately 10:26 A.M., Officers of the Plainfield Police Department along with members of Plainfield Fire Department American Legion Ambulance, and Canterbury Ambulance were dispatched to the area of Norwich Road (Rt. 12) and Babcock Avenue for a report of a three car motor vehicle accident with potential injuries.
It was learned that all three vehicles were traveling northbound on Norwich Road, when the first vehicle operated by William Morton (DOB 12/09/1952) stopped to make a left hand turn onto Babcock Avenue. The vehicle behind him operated by Kenneth Holcomb (DOB 01/07/1940) came to a stop behind Morton’s vehicle. Holcomb’s vehicle was then struck in the rear by the third vehicle operated by Deeonna Benoit-Bouchard (DOB 07/04/1992). Bouchard’s vehicle pushed Holcomb’s vehicle into Morton’s vehicle.
Holcomb’s passenger Nancy Holcomb (DOB 10/09/1941) was transported by Ambulance to William Backus Emergency Room in Norwich for possible injuries sustained during the accident. Holcomb himself declined medical attention.
Morton also declined medical attention.
Bouchard and her three small children were transported by Ambulance to Backus Emergency Department in Plainfield for possible injuries sustained during the accident.
While investigating the accident Norwich Road was closed for a short while. During the investigation it was learned that Bouchard was operating under an Adult Learner’s Permit with no license operator in the vehicle with her. Bouchard was issued an infraction for Operating a Motor Vehicle without a License and Following too Closely.