Erratic Driving Ends In Fiery Crash In Pomfret

April 15, 2012

in News,Photo Galleries,Police Log,Pomfret

Photos by Nick Goldsmith –
Frank Tracy, first on scene keeps fire from spreading to nearby residences.

Troopers from the Royalton Barracks responded to numerous 911 calls of an erratic operator in the Woodstock area early Sunday afternoon. While responding, Troopers received updated information advising that the vehicle was now in Pomfret and that it was stuck in a ditch and on fire. Troopers located the vehicle and operator on Sessions Road in Pomfret. The driver made it safely from the vehicle. Investigation revealed that Kyle Zenlea, 29, of Bethel was driving under the influence, and Zenlea was taken into custody for the offense.

Subsequently, the fire from the crash caused a brush fire and the Teago Fire Department responded to drench the fire.


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Doug Roach September 4, 2012 at 2:35 pm

Saw the police race past our place on High Pastures Rd. Wondered what was up. That fire could have spread a long way. Many thanks to those who helped put it out!!!

Anonymous April 18, 2012 at 2:47 pm

This moron sped past Billings Farm before he crashed. Thank god he hit a tree and not some innocent child.

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