Bloomfield driver suffers serious injuries after cruiser crash - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Bloomfield driver suffers serious injuries after cruiser crash

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BLOOMFIELD, CT (WFSB) -

A Bloomfield driver was seriously hurt in a collision with a police cruiser on Thursday night.

Police said it happened at the intersection of Park Avenue and School Street around 8:30 p.m.

They said Officer Alecia Aldrich was traveling eastbound on Park Avenue while responding to a call about a pedestrian being struck.

The officer collided with 2000 Lexus ES 300 driven by Dwayne Mclish, who approached the intersection from School Street.

Both drivers were transported to St. Francis Hospital; however, Mclish's injuries were said to be serious. he was listed in critical condition.

Aldrich was treated and released.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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