STONINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut State Police issued an arrest relating to the fatal motor vehicle accident that took place in December of 2018.
Officials said a 28-year-old Jose Vicente Noriega-Gonzalez of Groton was traveling north in the southbound lanes of the highway. His vehicle then collided with a vehicle being operated by 26-year-old Stephane Francois.
One passenger from each vehicle, 37-year-old Eric Ramakers, and 26-year-old Lorna Valcin, succumbed to their injuries at the scene.
Another passenger in Francois’ vehicle, Jerome Aullychard, sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital.
Noriega-Gonzalez was arrested under DUI, manslaughter, assault, and reckless endangerment charges along with allegedly driving the wrong way. His bond is set at $1,500,000.
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