Bristol Police report at approximately 10:08 p.m. Friday several officers responded to Burlington Avenue in the vicinity of Elaine Drive for a motor vehicle accident.
Investigation found that a Ram pickup was northbound on Burlington Ave. when it crossed the centerline and struck a utility pole on the opposite side of the road.
The collision snapped the pole and caused massive damage to the pickup. The operator had to be extracted from the vehicle by Bristol Firemen.
The operator suffered severe head and leg injuries and was flown to Hartford Hospital via Life Star.
The injuries were not however life-threatening. The accident remains under investigation by the Bristol Patrol Division.
Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to call the Bristol Police at 860-584-3011.
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