Accidents Close Down Mile Hill Road on Sunday

A number of Tolland residents also lost power after a car hit a telephone pole.

Tolland emergency personnel responded to two car accidents on Mile Hill Road this weekend, according to Fire Chief and Public Safety Director John Littell.

A one-car accident on Mile Hill Road resulted in one injury and power outages for surrounding residents, Littell said. A driver hit and snapped a telephone pole just after midnight on Sunday, knocking out power for around 710 Tolland residents and a number of Coventry and Vernon households, as well, Littell said. 

One person was taken to Rockville General Hospital, and the road was closed for several hours, according to Littell. 

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On Sunday evening, a two-car accident on Mile Hill Road resulted in a driver and two passengers being taken to Rockville General Hospital, Littell said. According to Littell, the driver traveled off the road and struck a parked car in a driveway, launching it. One lane of the road was closed for approximately an hour.


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