One dead, one injured in single-car crash on Silas Deane Highway in Wethersfield


WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — A fatal crash on the Silas Deane Highway in Wethersfield Monday shut down the highway.

The state Department of Transportation reported Route 99 (Silas Deane Highway) was closed at Jordan Lane because of the single-vehicle crash.

Wethersfield Police report the crash occurred just after noon. They say a vehicle collided with the bridge.

Upon arrival, responding units located a single vehicle with significant damage. Two occupants were extricated and transported to Hartford Hospital for treatment.

Wethersfield Police reported Tuesday one of the occupants succumbed to their injuries while being treated at Hartford Hospital. Officials are not releasing their identification at this time.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed this collision should contact Sergeant John Blair at or 860-721-2900.

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