One Dead After Vehicle Hits Bridge in Wethersfield

Crash on Silas Deane Highway in Wethersfield
NBC Connecticut

One person has died after a vehicle hit a bridge in Wethersfield on Labor Day.

Police responded to Silas Deane Highway near the Route 5/15 overpass around noontime Monday after a vehicle hit the bridge and they found one vehicle with significant damage.

Two people were extricated from the vehicle and brought to Hartford Hospital. Police confirmed Tuesday that one of those victims has died. Their identities have not been released.

The Midstate Accident Reconstruction Squad is investigating the crash.

Anyone who witnessed the crash should contact Sergeant John Blair at john.blair@wethersfieldct.gov or call 860-721-2900.

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