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17-Year-Old Killed In Crash At Intersection In Stamford 17-Year-Old Killed In Crash At Intersection In Stamford
17-Year-Old Killed In Crash At Intersection In Stamford A teenager was killed in a two-vehicle overnight crash at an intersection in Fairfield County. It happened around 9:15 p.m. Friday, May 17, in Stamford. The initial investigation revealed that the 17-year-old Stamford resident was operating a 2020 Kawasaki motorcycle northbound on Lockwood Avenue, according to Stamford Police Department Sgt. Jeffrey Booth. A 2011 Toyota Corolla, being operated by a 58-year-old Stamford resident, was traveling southbound on Lockwood Ave. At the intersection of Lockwood Avenue and William Street, the Toyota attempted to make a left turn and enter…
Trooper's Car Hit In Construction Zone In Connecticut Trooper's Car Hit In Construction Zone In Connecticut
Trooper's Car Hit In Construction Zone In Connecticut A Connecticut man has been arrested after police say he rear-ended a trooper’s car in a construction zone. The Hartford County incident occurred on Tuesday, May 14 in Wethersfield. At about 5:30 a.m. that morning, a Connecticut State Police car was in the left lane conducting traffic for a construction project on I-91 north near Exit 25. The trooper’s car was fully stopped with the emergency lights on while transportation workers worked in the left lane when a Chevrolet Malibu, driven by 25-year-old Joseph Fritz, allegedly rammed into the back of the vehicle. Both Joseph and the offi…
New Update: IDs Released In Wrong-Way Merritt Parkway Crash With 4 Fatalities New Update: IDs Released In Wrong-Way Merritt Parkway Crash With 4 Fatalities
New Update: IDs Released In Wrong-Way Merritt Parkway Crash With 4 Fatalities This story has been updated:  The identities have been released of three of the four people killed in an overnight crash on the Merritt Parkway (Route 15) in Fairfield County.  According to Connecticut State Police, the collision occurred around 1:45 a.m., Thursday, May 9, in Stratford. State Police said a 2016 Honda Civic was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes when it hit a 2010 Chrysler Country Touring van head-on. Both vehicles burst into flames. Killed in the crash were two Easton family members and a driver of the van, including: Steven Rowland, age 65, of East…
Fatal CT Hit-Run: Man Found In Road ID'd As Victim Fatal CT Hit-Run: Man Found In Road ID'd As Victim
Fatal CT Hit-Run: Man Found In Road ID'd As Victim A Connecticut man was killed after allegedly being struck by a hit-and-run driver. The incident occurred in New Haven around 9:30 p.m., Sunday, April 28, at Whalley Avenue and Brownell Street. According to Officer Christian Bruckhart of the New Haven Police, responding officers found 70-year-old Yusuf Suat Gursey of New Haven in the roadway suffering from serious injuries. Bruckhart said the offending vehicle's driver was reported to have left the scene following the collision. American Medical Response transported Gursey to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he later died. Bruckhart sa…
Fatal Crash: Woman ID'd As Victim In 2-Vehicle Collision On CT Roadway Fatal Crash: Woman ID'd As Victim In 2-Vehicle Collision On CT Roadway
Fatal Crash: Woman ID'd As Victim In 2-Vehicle Collision On CT Roadway One person was killed and three others were hospitalized in a two-car Connecticut crash. It happened around 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20 in Windham County on Route 6 (Willimantic Road) in the town of Chaplin, Connecticut State Police said. A 2020 Nissan Murano, operated by a 77-year-old Tolland County man from the town on Mansfield, was traveling eastbound on Route 6 with a passenger in the front seat.  A 2008 Nissan Maxima, driven by a 35-year-old man from the town of Windham, was traveling westbound on Route 6, also with a passenger in the front seat.  The Mur…
1 Dead, 2 Teens Hospitalized Following Head-On CT Crash 1 Dead, 2 Teens Hospitalized Following Head-On CT Crash
1 Dead, 2 Teens Hospitalized Following Head-On CT Crash One 28-year-old man was killed, and two teens were hospitalized following a head-on crash in Connecticut.  The incident occurred in Middlesex County around 6:30 a.m., Monday, April 15, on Saybrook Road in Haddam. According to the Connecticut State Police, an investigation found that a Ford F-150 driven by an 18-year-old man from Ivoryton was heading north on Saybrook Road when it crashed head-on with a Honda Civic heading south. The Honda driver, a New Haven County resident identified as Elijah Isiah Santiago, age 28, of Hamden, was pronounced dead at the scene, state police said…
Fatal Crash: 32-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On I-84 In CT Fatal Crash: 32-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On I-84 In CT
Fatal Crash: 32-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On I-84 In CT A 32-year-old has been identified as the victim of an overnight crash on a stretch of I-84 in Connecticut. The crash happened around 8:15 p.m. Saturday, April 13, on the westbound side in Hartford. A 2012 Honda Pilot EXL was driving near the entrance ramp to I-91 when officials say it hit a pedestrian before stopping in the left lane. The pedestrian, identified as Litchfield County resident Raphael Rodriguez, of Torrington, suffered severe life-threatening injuries and was transported to Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, where he was pronounced dead, according to …
ID Released For Driver Killed After Deliberate Crash Into Health Center In New England ID Released For Driver Killed After Deliberate Crash Into Health Center In New England
ID Released For Driver Killed After Deliberate Crash Into Health Center In New England The identity of a Massachusetts man who allegedly deliberately crashed into the front of a psychiatric hospital has been released by officials. Related: Driver Dies After Deliberate Crash Into Devens Health Center The incident occurred in Worcester County around 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 10, at 85 Patton Road in Devens. On Thursday, April 12, Lindsay Corcoran of the Worcester County District Attorney's Office identified John M. Ahern Jr., age 62, of West Boylston, as the person who crashed into the front of the building at 85 Patton Road in Devens.  The truck was on fir…
17-Year-Old Girl Dead, Boy Seriously Injured In Rollover CT Crash 17-Year-Old Girl Dead, Boy Seriously Injured In Rollover CT Crash
17-Year-Old Girl Dead, Boy Seriously Injured In Rollover CT Crash A teen girl is dead, and a teen boy was seriously injured in a rollover crash on a busy Connecticut highway. The crash occurred in New Haven on I-91 southbound around 10 p.m., Wednesday, April 10. According to the Connecticut State Police, Isabela Jane Osler, age 17, of Branford in New Haven County, was killed after she was ejected from a 1993 Jeep Cherokee she was riding in during the crash with a truck and flatbed trailer. The driver, a New Haven County 17-year-old boy from Hamden, was seriously injured and transported to Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, state police said. Accordin…
25-Year-Old ID'd As Victim In Fatal Overnight CT Crash 25-Year-Old ID'd As Victim In Fatal Overnight CT Crash
25-Year-Old ID'd As Victim In Fatal Overnight CT Crash A victim has been identified after a fatal three-vehicle overnight crash on a Connecticut roadway. It happened in Hartford County at around 11:50 p.m. Saturday, March 20 on I-91 in Rocky Hill. A 2024 Volvo 999 was traveling southbound, north of Exit 22S, in the center lane of three, and a 2018 Acura TLX Tech was traveling directly behind in the center lane, Connecticut State Police said. For an unknown reason, the Acura collided with the rear of the Volvo, and a third vehicle, a 2018 Acura TLX Tech A-Spec, collided with the other Acura. The Acura TLX Tec…
Update: 5 Students Injured In CT School Bus Crash Update: 5 Students Injured In CT School Bus Crash
Update: 5 Students Injured In CT School Bus Crash This story has been updated. Five students were transported to a hospital, and 10 were evaluated for injuries following a crash involving a school bus and a truck in Connecticut. The crash occurred in West Haven around 9 a.m., Thursday, March 14 on Campbell Street near Terrace Avenue. New Haven Public Schools spokesperson Justin Harmon said the students on the bus were headed for Benjamin Jepson Magnet School. All injuries were reportedly minor and included bumps and bruises.  West Haven Police have not responded for comment.  This is a developing story. Check back to Dai…
23-Year-Old Woman Dead, 4 Injured In Bridgeport Crash 23-Year-Old Woman Dead, 4 Injured In Bridgeport Crash
23-Year-Old Woman Dead, 4 Injured In Bridgeport Crash A woman was killed and four other people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Fairfield County. The collision occurred in Bridgeport around 10 p.m., Sunday, March 10 at the intersection of Seaview and Stratford avenues. According to Bridgeport Police Sgt. Darryl Wilson., responding officers found a black 2017 Ford Focus with an unresponsive driver and three passengers who were removed from the vehicle and transported to the Bridgeport Hospital Medical Center.  In the second vehicle, a blue 2008 Audi A4, an unresponsive woman was transported to the same hospi…
CT Officer On Leave After His Vehicle Was Involved In Wreck CT Officer On Leave After His Vehicle Was Involved In Wreck
CT Officer On Leave After His Vehicle Was Involved In Wreck A Connecticut police officer is on paid administrative leave after a vehicle he owned hit six parked vehicles and fled the scene. The incident took place in Windham County around 2 a.m., Sunday, March 3 in the vicinity of 480 Main St., in Willimantic. According to the Willimantic Police Assistant Chief Douglas Glode, an investigation determined that a white Jeep traveling eastbound on Main Street collided with a parked vehicle which led to a chain reaction that damaged six other parked vehicles. All of the parked vehicles were unoccupied. The driver of the Jeep that caused the co…
Stamford Woman Critical After Being Struck By Toyota Prius, Police Say Stamford Woman Critical After Being Struck By Toyota Prius, Police Say
Stamford Woman Critical After Being Struck By Toyota Prius, Police Say A Fairfield County woman is in critical condition after being struck by a Toyota Prius while crossing a street. Related: Charges Upgraded For Stamford Man After Victim Dies The incident occurred in Stamford around 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 4, at the intersection of Prospect and Forest Streets.  According to Sgt. Jeffrey Booth of the Stamford Police, a 79-year-old Stamford woman identified as Mary Botan, was found lying on the southern curb line of Forest Street by arriving officers.  She has suffered a serious injury, Booth said. The woman was transported to Stamford Hospital, …
4, Including 2 Officers, Hospitalized After Crash Involving Police Cruiser In Brookfield 4, Including 2 Officers, Hospitalized After Crash Involving Police Cruiser In Brookfield
4, Including 2 Officers, Hospitalized After Crash Involving Police Cruiser In Brookfield Four people, including two police officers, were taken to a hospital following a three-car crash in Connecticut involving a cop cruiser.  The crash happened in Fairfield County on Monday, Feb. 26 just before 8:30 p.m., when a Brookfield Police patrol cruiser and two other vehicles collided at the intersection of White Turkey Extension (Route 202) and Federal Road in Brookfield, the town's police department announced on Tuesday evening, Feb. 27.  After the crash, two Brookfield Police officers and two occupants of another car involved in the crash were taken to Danbury Hospital for…
Greenwich Woman Nabbed For DUI Following Hit-Run Crash, Police Say Greenwich Woman Nabbed For DUI Following Hit-Run Crash, Police Say
Greenwich Woman Nabbed For DUI Following Hit-Run Crash, Police Say A Fairfield County woman was charged with allegedly operating a vehicle under the influence after she was stopped for fleeing the scene of a crash. Traci Dawn Clark, age 48, of Greenwich, was arrested on Tuesday, Jan. 30 after she failed to maintain her lane and collided with another vehicle causing damage, said Capt. John Slusarz of the Greenwich Police. After Clark left the scene of the crash, the other driver involved followed her and called police to provide her location, allowing police to locate her and make a motor vehicle stop, Slusarz added. Slusarz said an investigation during th…
CT Woman Stopped For Traffic On I-95 Killed In 3-Vehicle Crash CT Woman Stopped For Traffic On I-95 Killed In 3-Vehicle Crash
CT Woman Stopped For Traffic On I-95 Killed In 3-Vehicle Crash A 78-year-old Connecticut woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash on I-95. The collision took place on I-95 northbound just north of Exit 91 in New London County around 11:50 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 11 in Stonington. According to Connecticut State Police, a 22-year-old man was driving a Mazda CX-5 on the left of two lanes when he struck the back of a Honda Civic that was stopped for traffic congestion, sending the Honda off the right side of the road and into a ditch. The Mazda also hit the back of a Toyota Tundra that was stopped in front of the Honda causing the Mazda to roll on…
CT Man Killed In I-95 Rollover Crash CT Man Killed In I-95 Rollover Crash
CT Man Killed In I-95 Rollover Crash A 77-year-old Connecticut man was killed after he allegedly lost control of his SUV and veered off the roadway, hitting a rock wall. New Haven County resident Peter Botarelli, age 77, of Guilford, was killed around 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 19, on I-95 in Branford. According to Connecticut State Police, Botarelli was traveling south on I-95 when he lost control of his 2009 Nissan Xterra 4.0. The SUV then exited the roadway and struck a traffic control sign and roadside rock wall, state police said. The collision caused the SUV to roll over and eject Botarelli. He was the only…
IDs Released For 25-Year-Olds Killed In Hit-Run Fairfield County Crash IDs Released For 25-Year-Olds Killed In Hit-Run Fairfield County Crash
IDs Released For 25-Year-Olds Killed In Hit-Run Fairfield County Crash Police have identified two 25-year-olds killed while crossing a street, and the hit-and-run driver involved in the incident in Fairfield County. The two were killed in Stamford around 2 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 3 at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Main Street. An initial investigation revealed that the two pedestrians, Giovanni Vega Benis and Yuliana Arias Lozano, both Stamford residents, were walking westbound across Washington Boulevard at Main Street when they were struck by a 2022 Mercedes-Benz, said Sgt. Jeffrey Booth, of the Stamford Police. Benis and Lozano w…
Man, Woman -- Both Age 25 -- Killed In Wrong-Way CT Crash Man, Woman -- Both Age 25 -- Killed In Wrong-Way CT Crash
Man, Woman -- Both Age 25 -- Killed In Wrong-Way CT Crash A 25-year-old man and woman were killed after crashing into another vehicle while allegedly driving in the wrong direction on I-91. The crash took place in Hartford County around 12:35 a.m., Friday, Sept. 23 in Windsor. According to the Connecticut State Police, A Nissan Altima was traveling northbound on I-91 in Windsor, when the vehicle ran head-on into a Kawaski Tracer. Both the Nissan's driver, Dominique Loiselle, of Brighton, Massachusetts, and the passenger, James Bowen, of Longmeadow, Massachusetts, were pronounced dead at the scene, state police said. The driver of the Kawaski, 34…
Boy, 8, Seriously Injured In Two-Vehicle CT Crash, State Police Say Boy, 8, Seriously Injured In Two-Vehicle CT Crash, State Police Say
Boy, 8, Seriously Injured In Two-Vehicle CT Crash, State Police Say An 8-year-old boy was seriously injured during a two-car crash in Connecticut. It took place in New London County around 5:45 p.m., Monday, June 27 in the town of Colchester. According to the Connecticut State Police, a GMC Sierra K3500 was driving east on Middletown Road in the rain when it struck a Toyota Echo driving south on Scofield Road into the intersection. Both vehicles were damaged and an 8-year-old boy who was a passenger in the Echo, was transported to Connecticut Children's Hospital for suspected serious injuries, state police said. The driver of the Toyota, an East Hampton w…
Fairfield County Man Killed In I-91 Crash Fairfield County Man Killed In I-91 Crash
Fairfield County Man Killed In I-91 Crash Police are seeking witnesses to a crash on I-91 that claimed the life of a Connecticut man. Fairfield County resident Terrence McNichol, age 47, of Bridgeport, was killed around 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 20, during a crash with another vehicle on I-91 in Hartford County in Rocky Hill, said the Connecticut State Police. According to the state police, McNichol was driving in the right lane of three when he lost control of his 2013 Nissan Altima and veered to the right striking a 2008 Ford F-350 driven by Arcangel Junior Gonzalez, 29, of Springfield, Massachusetts. The Nissan then veered to t…
CT Police Officer Diane Gonzalez Dies After 13 Years In Coma Following Crash CT Police Officer Diane Gonzalez Dies After 13 Years In Coma Following Crash
CT Police Officer Diane Gonzalez Dies After 13 Years In Coma Following Crash A Connecticut police officer has died after being in a coma for 13 years caused by a crash with another police officer who was killed. New Haven Police Officer Diane Gonzalez, who was 47 years old at the time of the crash, died on Monday, Jan. 10, the department said. According to Officer Scott Shumway, of the New Haven Police, the crash took place on Sept. 9, 2008, when Gonzalez and Sergeant Dario “Scott” Aponte were responding to the report of a violent domestic dispute in progress.  While en route to the call, both officers’ vehicles collided at a high rate of speed at the int…
Police ID Woman Killed In CT Hit-Run Crash Involving SUV Police ID Woman Killed In CT Hit-Run Crash Involving SUV
Police ID Woman Killed In CT Hit-Run Crash Involving SUV Police in Connecticut have identified the victim of a fatal hit-and-run crash. New Haven County resident Jacqueline Sheppard, age 58, of Waterbury, was killed around 8:40 p.m., Monday, Sept. 27, during a multiple-vehicle crash on Route 8 in Waterbury in which an SUV fled the scene. According to Lt. Robert Davis, of the Waterbury Police, an investigation of the crash shows that a Ford Explorer approached the intersection of Route 8 and East Aurora Street at a high rate of speed, disobeying the red traffic light at the intersection.  The Explorer then collided with a Mazd…
Three Grads Of Same High School, Including Two Brothers, Among Five Victims In Head-On Crash Three Grads Of Same High School, Including Two Brothers, Among Five Victims In Head-On Crash
Three Grads Of Same High School, Including Two Brothers, Among Five Victims In Head-On Crash Three graduates of the same New York high school, including two brothers, were among the five people killed in a head-on crash in the Hamptons over the weekend. Police said the crash happened on Saturday, July 24, on Montauk Highway in Suffolk County, near the intersection of Quogue Street East in the Village of Quogue. A westbound Nissan Maxima reportedly drove into oncoming traffic, colliding with an eastbound Toyota Prius. Both drivers were killed in the crash. Police identified the driver of the Nissan as Justin Mendez, age 22, of Brookhaven. The driver of the Toyota was identified as …
Man, Woman Hospitalized After Two-Vehicle CT Crash Man, Woman Hospitalized After Two-Vehicle CT Crash
Man, Woman Hospitalized After Two-Vehicle CT Crash A man and woman were hospitalized after a serious two-vehicle crash overnight in Connecticut. It happened around 8:20 p.m. Friday, May 21 in Hartford County, on Route 5 (Enfield Street) at the intersection of Bright Meadow Boulevard in Enfield. The collision was between a  2007 Volvo XC70 driven by a 54-year-old man and a 2007 Yamaha XVS65 motorcycle operated by a 31-year old man who had a 35-year-old female passenger, Enfield Police said. Both the motorcycle driver and passenger were rushed to Baystate Medical Center with serious injuries, said police. The crash is being i…
Stamford Resident Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash Stamford Resident Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash
Stamford Resident Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash Stamford Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that left a city resident dead.  The crash took place around 3:20 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21 in the area of 455 Hope St., said Sgt. Jeffrey Booth of the department's Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Squad. According to Booth, the crash occurred when a 2002 Nissan Pathfinder SUV, driven by a 50-year-old Stamford resident, was traveling southbound on Hope Street in the area of the Grade A shopping center.  Just south of the shopping center, the Nissan drifted into the northbound travel lane of Hope Street where&nbs…
One Killed, Another Injured In Separate CT Crashes Involving Men On Scooters One Killed, Another Injured In Separate CT Crashes Involving Men On Scooters
One Killed, Another Injured In Separate CT Crashes Involving Men On Scooters Two separate crashes involving men on scooters in Connecticut left one dead and one injured and police in the fatal crash searching for the driver who fled the scene.  Both crashes occurred on Wednesday, July 1. The fatal crash in Hamden in New Haven County, and the second crash with injuries occurred in Fairfield County, in Bridgeport. According to Hamden Police, the fatal crash took place around 5:30 p.m., on State Street. A preliminary investigation revealed that two cars were traveling southbound on State Street at a high rate of speed.  Witnesses reported that both vehicles were dr…
IDs Released After Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash At Busy Bridgeport Intersection IDs Released After Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash At Busy Bridgeport Intersection
IDs Released After Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash At Busy Bridgeport Intersection The identities of the two people involved in a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and car at a busy intersection in the area have been released. It happened around 9 p.m. Friday, June 26 in Bridgeport at the intersection of Boston Avenue and Pembroke Street and involved a 2011 blue and white Suzuki GSXR600 motorcycle and a 2019 gray Nissan Altima. The motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Boston Avenue in the left lane, approaching its intersection with Pembroke Street, when the crash occurred, said Capt. K. M. Gilleran of the Bridgeport Police Department The…
One Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash At Busy Bridgeport Intersection One Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash At Busy Bridgeport Intersection
One Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash At Busy Bridgeport Intersection One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and car at a busy intersection in the area. It happened around 9 p.m. Friday, June 26 in Bridgeport at the intersection of Boston Avenue and Pembroke Street and involved a 2011 blue and white Suzuki GSXR600 motorcycle and a 2019 gray Nissan Altima. The motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Boston Avenue in the left lane, approaching its intersection with Pembroke Street, when the crash occurred, said Capt. K. M. Gilleran of the Bridgeport Police Department The Nissan Altima, also traveling eastboun…
Driver Critically Injured In Bridgeport Crash Driver Critically Injured In Bridgeport Crash
Driver Critically Injured In Bridgeport Crash A 22-year-old man was critically injured following a two-vehicle early morning crash in Fairfield County. The crash took place in Fairfield County around 6:30 a.m., Sunday, June 7, at the intersection of Boston Avenue and North Summerfield Avenue in Bridgeport, said Sgt. Gabe Meszaros. According to Meszaros, Alex Rivera, of Milford, was driving a 2007 Honda Civic eastbound on Boston Avenue when he swerved for an unknown reason into the westbound lane, said Meszaros. As Rivera swerved into oncoming traffic a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado operated by Leonardo Jimenez, 34, of Stratford, …