Driver dead, 1 injured following two-car head-on crash in Hartford


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — One person is dead after a two-car crash in Hartford Sunday.

Police say the accident happened at 2:48 p.m.. When they arrived, a male party was located in a Nissan Altima, suffering from serious injuries. The victim was transported to an ara hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The deceased victim’s name is 46-year-old Jason Lewis, of Hartford.

Investigators determined that the victim was traveling north on Main Street, when his vehicle made contact with the rear of another northbound vehicle in the area of 2964 Main Street. As a result, police say the Altima entered the southbound lane, where Lewis’ vehicle struck a Nissan Maxima traveling south.

Hartford Police were called to the scene for crowd control.

The operator of the Maxima was transported to a hospital, listed in stable condition. No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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