One Dead in New London Wrong Way Crash | NBC Connecticut

One Dead in New London Wrong Way Crash



    Traffic backed up on I-95 after a fatal wrong way crash.

    One person is dead after traveling the wrong way on  I-95 in New London early Saturday morning.

    According to state police, a Saturn with New York plates, operated by Franciso Lobos, 26,  was traveling southbound in a northbound lane of I-95 on the Gold Star Bridge.

    The Saturn collided head on with a GMC Sierra. Lobos was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead on the scene.

    The operator of the GMC, Derrick Brawn, 24 of Maine, refused medical treatment on the scene. The identity of the deceased person has not been released.

    The highway remained closed for hours as police investigated the accident. Anyone with any information is asked to call State Police Troop E at 860-848-6500.