One person dead following car fire in Waterbury


WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) – One person has died following a car fire in Waterbury on Wednesday morning.

Police were called to Spring Brook Road at 8:05 a.m. for the report of a car fire. When officers arrived, they found a car fully engulfed in flames.

Once the fire was put out, officers found a deceased person in the driver’s seat of the car. Officials are still working to determine the victim’s identity.

The cause of the car fire is under investigation.

No additional details were released at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Waterbury Police Department at (203) 574-6941.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

New Haven

Businesses weigh decisions as COVID cases tick upwards in CT counties

News /

New drones landing in Waterbury schools to boost student learning

News /

New Haven mayor announces new city department aimed at preventing violent crime

News /

Man arrested in connection to May double shooting in Hamden

News /

Man arrested for reckless driving on boardwalk in West Haven

News /

'We are tired': Waterbury's ER workers frustrated about the Delta variant spreading among the unvaccinated

News /
More New Haven

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss