On March 21, 2017 the Plainfield Police Department responded to the area of 108 Shepard Hill Road in the Central Village section of Plainfield for a reported 2 car motor vehicle accident with possible injuries. Upon arrival, it was determined that Tyler Thayer (DOB 2/6/1996) of Mansfield was traveling southbound on Shepard Hill Road and Brandon Desjardins (11/13/1997) of Bedard Road, Plainfield was traveling north on Shepard Hill Road when the two vehicles collided in the roadway. The two vehicles avoided a head on collision and ended up sideswiping each other on the driver’s side portion of the vehicles causing disabling damage to both vehicles. Both operators gave conflicting stories in regards to the cause of the accident.
Desjardins was subsequently transported to Backus Hospital in Plainfield to treat possible injuries and Thayer declined medical attention.
This accident remains under investigation.