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Fatal Accident Blocks Silver Lane

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Fatal crash, Silver Lane (Michael Guerrera/WTIC Photo)

Fatal crash, Silver Lane (Michael Guerrera/WTIC Photo)

HARTFORD (CBS Connecticut ) — East Hartford Police are investigating a fatal accident this morning involving a stolen vehicle. 

Silver Lane in the vicinity of Forbes Street is closed for the accident reconstruction team’s work. 

Police say a car which had been reported stolen was involved in a crash with a small septic-type truck. 

The driver of the car was killed. The driver of the truck was being treated for non-life threatening injuries at Manchester Hospital.

Police are interviewing witnesses. Silver Lane is closed between Forbes Street and the Manchester line.

Bus service in the area has been affected as well.

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