Teacher Suffers Severe Injury at Vinal Tech

Bill Pearse
October 22, 2019 - 9:44 pm

(MIDDLETOWN,Conn./WTIC) -  A Connecticut State Trooper working as a School Resource Officer at Vinal Technical  High School in Middletown Tuesday was alerted to a teacher who was  injured  in a carpentry  shop.The victim got his hand  stuck in a wood planer and suffered a severe injury with arterial bleeding and  partial amputation. Trooper Alejandro Bugatti  immediately applied a tourniquet to the teacher's arm to stop the rapid loss of blood.

The teacher was taken to a hospital for treatment.There has been no word on their condition or identity.