Plainfield crash

Police said they are investigating a crash involving a family of six people in Plainfield on Tuesday evening. (WFSB)

PLAINFIELD, CT (WFSB) – Police said they are investigating a crash involving a family of six in Plainfield on Tuesday evening.

A 2004 GMC Denali crashed into a telephone pole, causing it to snap in the area of 67 Shepard Hill Road around 8:30 p.m.

According to police, the Mother, Jennifer Poudrier, and her four children suffered minor injuries in the crash.

The family was transported to Plainfield Backus Emergency Care Facility.

Police said the driver, Joseph Poudrier, lost braking power after a recent brake replacement.

Shepard Hill Road will be closed to traffic until the early morning hours while Eversource works to replace the telephone pole.

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The crash is under investigation.

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