Officer Sustains Minor Injuries In Townsend Rd. Accident
At approximately 2:45 a.m., Feb. 17 a Groton Police Sergeant responded to a report of motor vehicle accident involving a single car striking a tree on Townsend Road. As the sergeant was attempting to locate the accident, the cruiser struck a broken telephone pole sticking into the roadway. The sergeant sustained minor injuries. The police cruiser, however, sustained heavy damage. Fire Chief Steele McCurdy reported that the Groton Fire Department On-Call EMTs responded to the accident on Townsend Road to evaluate the injured Officer.