One Dead, Several Injured in Hartford Head-On Crash

A Hartford man was killed and five other people were injured in a head-on crash on Albany Avenue in Hartford late Tuesday night, according to police.

The crash happened at 399 Albany Ave. around 10:50 p.m.

Police said a 2007 Toyota Corolla traveling west on Albany Avenue crossed over the double yellow line into the eastbound lane and collided with a 2018 Ford Escape.

The 22-year-old Hartford man who was driving the Corolla died in the crash, police said. Authorities have not released his name.

Three passengers in his vehicle, two females and one male, were taken to the hospital.

The two female victims are in critical condition after suffering head trauma and the male victim has a broken hip, according to police.

Two people who were in the Ford Escape suffered less serious injuries, including a broken arm.

None of the victims have been publicly identified.

The crash remains under investigation but police believe speed and icy road conditions contributed to the fatal crash.

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