One Dead In Wrong-Way Accident In West Hartford
State Police say a West Hartford man was killed and a Waterbury man suffered life-threatening injuries when a pickup truck and a car collided on Interstate 84 in West Hartford early Sunday morning.
Police say twenty-year-old Christian Romero was eastbound on Interstate 84 near exit 40 shortly after 1:30 when the pickup truck he was driving was struck by a Honda Accord headed westbound in the eastbound lane. Romero was killed and the driver of the Accord, 46-year-old Meny Lam, was listed in critical condition.
The eastbound lanes were closed for a time early Sunday while police investigated and the crash scene was cleared.
Police asked that anyone with information contact Trooper Zdrojeski at Troop H, (860) 534-1000.