Plainfield hit-and-run injures man in wheelchair

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PLAINFIELD – A man in motorized wheelchair was hit by car in Plainfield on Saturday afternoon just before 3:30 p.m.

Todd Butler, 55, of Tarbox Extension was operating his motorized wheelchair southbound on Norwich Road in the area of Old Norwich Road, when he was hit by a car also traveling in the same direction. The car, a white Ford Mustang, kept going on Norwich Road.

Butler suffered minor injuries to his left arm and was taken to William Backus Hospital.