A little girl and two women have died after a head-on crash on Route 34 in Seymour and another person has serious injuries, according to police.
The two-car crash happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday on Route 34, or Roosevelt Drive, near Argonne Terrace.
The three people who died were all in the same vehicle. Police said the driver; a woman in the front seat; and a little girl, a toddler who was in the back seat, were pronounced dead at the scene.
All three were from Connecticut, police said. They are trying to notify family members.
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The female driver of the other car was transported from the scene to Bridgeport Hospital to be treated. Police said her injuries are serious but not life-threatening.
“Our hearts and prayers go out to the families and victims of the fatal car crash that happened last night. To our First Responders, the past few months our town has been hit hard. Please know the Officials of this town and the residents appreciate all you do. We understand the amount of pressure and stress you are all under in these unusual circumstances, your efforts do not go unnoticed. Thank you for your professionalism and dedication in your respective fields,“ Seymour First Selectwoman Annmarie Drugonis said in a statement.
Police are investigating the crash and said it appears that one car was going east on Roosevelt Drive toward Derby and the other was going west toward Oxford when the crash happened.
The driver heading east missed a curve, crossed the road and hit the other car head-on, police said. They are considering speed to be a factor in the crash.