Police: New Haven man arrested for injuring firefighters during crash

Police say Wilton Ketter did not move over for emergency vehicles and side-swiped a tractor-trailer. They say his car hit a firetruck before bursting into flames.

Abby Del Vecchio

Mar 9, 2023, 3:11 AM

Updated 443 days ago

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A New Haven man is facing multiple charges after police say he caused a crash that injured two firefighters.
It happened Tuesday night on I-91 South.
Police say Wilton Ketter did not move over for emergency vehicles and side-swiped a tractor-trailer. They say his car hit a firetruck before bursting into flames.
Two firefighters were transported to a hospital where they were treated for their injuries.
Police say Ketter was given medical treatment.
He is facing multiple charges, including failure to move over for emergency vehicles, and carrying a pistol without a permit, which police say they found in his car.


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