A press release from the Waterford Police Department:
Today, at around 1:47 p.m., members of the Waterford Police Department, along with Waterford Emergency medical services, responded to a one-car motor vehicle on Butlertown Road near the Montville town line.
The vehicle involved was a US postal delivery vehicle occupied by a 54-year-old man. No other passengers were in the vehicle.
The male operator was diagnosed with serious injuries at the scene and transported by the Life Star helicopter service to Hartford hospital.
The incident remains under investigation by members of the police department’s Accident Investigation Team.
The name of the operator is not being released at this time pending notification of all family members.
Anyone who may have witnessed the accident, vehicle or operator on Butlertown Road prior to the accident is asked to contact the Waterford Police Department at (860) 442-9451.