Middlesex Hospital partially opened after man crashes auto into emergency room entrance

A car slammed into the ER at Middlesex Hospital

A man is in critical condition after he crashed his vehicle into the emergency room entrance of a CT hospital and set himself on fire Thursday.

Jim Hite, Director of Protective Services and Security, says that without the quick response by staff and first responders, this could have been much worse.

Falcone said Middlesex Hospital is working to resume normal operations and is taking additional steps to reinforce the safety of all its facilities, including installing barriers outside its emergency department entrances in Middletown, Marlborough and Westbrook.

Police evacuated the Middlesex Hospital's emergency room and nearby buildings after the crash.

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It didn't take long to realize those in the emergency waiting room were not the only ones at risk.

Falcone said that the hospital was thankful for the help it received from local community agencies and other hospitals in the state for the aid they provided.

A man who crashed his vehicle full of gas canisters into a hospital recorded the incident on Facebook and claimed he was Jesus Christ while calling out Donald Trump.

The driver was airlifted to Bridgeport Hospital's burn unit in critical condition, reports CBS affiliate WFSB.

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A bomb squad was also dispatched to Ellam's home at 66 Milardo Ln., which was searched by the squad and two bomb-sniffing dogs.

According to various reports, Ellam has an extensive criminal history in CT, having been convicted of driving under the influence, criminal mischief and assault. Additional police officers were also dispatched to schools in Middletown as a matter of precaution.

"Our emergency department is closed until further notice".

Though no other injuries have been reported, anyone concerned about a loved one in the hospital can call (860) 358-6000 for information. All appointments and non-emergency surgery scheduled for yesterday and today had been canceled as had most visitations. "I said, that guy's on fire". He said no threat was made to the hospital ahead of the incident.

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