Login  /  Register  | 3 premium articles left before you must register.

Police identify man injured while driving postal truck

Published March 14. 2013 11:15AM   Updated March 14. 2013 9:52PM

Waterford — Police have identified the 54-year-old man who was seriously injured Wednesday in a one-car accident on Butlertown Road as Richard Cruz of Pawcatuck.

Cruz, who was operating a U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicle, was taken by Life Star helicopter to Hartford Hospital, where he was listed Thursday in stable condition, police said.

Police and emergency personnel responded to the scene at about 1:47 p.m. No passengers were in the vehicle.

Police are asking people who witnessed the accident or the saw the vehicle or driver on Butlertown Road before the accident to call Waterford police at (860) 442-9451.

News by Town

Most Recent Poll
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires was elected pope Wednesday. He is the first pontiff from outside of Europe in modern times and will be known as Pope Francis. What do you think?
His election is a good sign that the church is moving in a new direction.
37%
His election makes sense. Catholicism is on the wane in Europe.
5%
As an animal lover, I like the name he chose.
6%
I was hoping an Italian would be elected in a return to tradition.
2%
To get my attention, he has to openly tackle Vatican scandals and sex abuse.
50%
Number of votes: 616

No current items found