Route 7 accident sends trio to hospital
Three people were being treated Monday evening at Danbury Hospital after a car struck two pedestrians on Route 7 South in New Milford.
The 6:41 p.m. crash, which closed the road for about 45 minutes, sent both the pedestrians and the driver to the emergency room.
A New Milford woman, Mei Peng Zheng, 33, who was seriously injured, remained in stable condition Tuesday, hospital officials said.
Hospital officials also said Andy Lin, 33, who was in serious but stable condition, had been transferred to a Hartford-area hospital.
Police said Lin and Zheng, both of Taylor Street in New Milford, were crossing the road from west to east in front of Staples when they were hit by a southbound vehicle in the left turn lane.
Police identified the driver as Robert Teleski of Stone Fence Lane in Kent. He was also taken to Danbury Hospital, where he was treated and released, police said.
It was not clear whether Mr. Teleski would face charges.
Firefighters from Water Witch Hose Company No. 2, as well as New Milford Ambulance, Sherman Ambulance and a Campion medic, responded to the accident.
The accident remains under investigation.
Police are ask anyone with information to contact New Milford police Officer Nicholas Smith at 860-355-3133.