Members of Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps, far right, check on the driver of an SUV that had struck an unoccupied parked sedan at about 11 am Thursday, June 13, in front of the office of The Newtown Bee, 5 Church Hill Road. Police said that motorist Joan DiCarlo, 82, of Brookfield, who was driving a 2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-350 westward on Church Hill Road in rainy conditions, skidded on the wet pavement, traveled to the right, and struck a parallel-parked 2012 Subaru Legacy sedan. Ambulance staffers checked DiCarlo at the scene. Newtown Hook & Ladder volunteer firefighters were also dispatched to the incident. Both vehicles were towed due to extensive damage. Police issued DiCarlo an infraction for traveling too fast for conditions.
—Bee Photo, Gorosko