Connecticut Accidents

Connecticut StateNew Haven Register

State police: One dead in crash on Merritt Parkway in Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE — One person was killed in a crash early Sunday on the Merritt Parkway, state police said. Connecticut State Police have identified the person killed as 38-year-old Paul Mac Tillery of Philadelphia/. Troopers assigned to Troop I in Bethany were dispatched around 4:30 a.m. to a northbound section of...
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Connecticut StateMiddletown Press

Officials urge 'extreme caution' in CT waters after teens' deaths

Aftertwo teens accidentally drowned in the Farmington River, an official with the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said Thursday it’s important residents and visitors remember all bodies of water are “potentially dangerous.”. The state has seen an unusual amount of rainfall in the last few weeks, mostly from...

Towed Excavator Damages Historic Bridge In Connecticut

The boom of an excavator truck crashed into a historic covered bridge in Cornwall, Connecticut, this week. State police said the West Cornwall Bridge sustained significant non-structural damage to its wooden support structures on Tuesday. State troopers said a Department of Transportation safety inspection found no impact on the integrity...
Connecticut StateMiddletown Press

Police: Juvenile ejected in Enfield crash

ENFIELD — Five people suffered suspected minor injuries in a crash on Interstate 91 Sunday night , according to Connecticut State Police. State police said a Nissan Rouge headed south on Interstate 91 near the Exit 49 on ramp in the left of three lanes of travel “for an unknown reason” crossed all the lanes, veered off the right shoulder and rolled over on its side in the right two lanes shortly before 10 p.m.