On January 11, 2022 at approximately 1:21 A.M., the Plainfield Police Department received a 911 call from the tenant of number 8 and 10 Main Street Central Village reporting that a vehicle had just struck and come into her house.
Upon Officers the road had was immediately closed down to low handing power lines that had been disconnected from the residence. Members of Central Village and Plainfield Fire Department were on scene attempting to assist residents. It was discovered that a 16 year old male had been struck and was potentially trapped underneath building material and other items inside the apartment that had come down and had been thrown across the room on top of him. The 16 year old and his mother 29 year old Nicole Martin had been asleep when they were abruptly awaken by the vehicle crashing through their wall. They were assisted out of the residence until it could be determined if it was safe to reenter.
The operator of the white Dodge Durango 42 year old Nicholas Walters of Brooklyn, was still on scene, out of his vehicle, and complaining of several potential injuries sustained from the accident. Walters said he was heading towards home when he struck some ice, causing him to lose control, ultimately striking the house. Walters was later transported by KB Ambulance to Day Kimball Hospital for his potential injuries.
The power lines were quickly reattached by Eversource, the vehicle was removed by T & S Oil, and the Building Inspector for Plainfield who had been on scene deemed the residence was currently unsafe for the residents. The American Red Cross had been requested for the second night in a row to respond to the area to assist the residences of an inhabitable resident.
The crash remains under investigation.