1 Killed, 3 Injured in Newington Crash

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One person has died and three more were injured in a crash at the three-way intersection of Main Street, Stoddard Avenue and Hartford Avenue in Newington early Thursday afternoon, according to police.

Police said three cars collided around 1:10 p.m. Thursday. Five people were involved in the crash, four of whom were rushed to Hartford Hospital for medical treamtent.

David Buckhout, 59, of West Hartford, was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday, according to police.

Stoddard Avenue was closed between Main Street and Walredge Road while an accident reconstruction crew investigated.

Anyone with information on the crash is urged to call Newington police at 860-666-8445.

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