MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH)– One person has died after a car crash on Center Street Sunday morning.
At approximately 2:13 a.m., police and fire were dispatched to the area of Center Street and Fairview Avenue for a crash with injuries.
Upon arrival, crews found a single-car crash with a heavily damaged vehicle on fire and into the building wall of 600 center street. Officials say the car was fully engulfed in flames with an operator trapped inside.
Officials say the car was extinguished and the operator was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Preliminary information revealed that the car was traveling eastbound on Center Street where it left the roadway in the area of Olcott Street and went through a utility pole, a fence, then into the wall of the building.
Police say speed appears to be a factor in the crash.
The crash is under investigation by the Manchester Police Department. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has additional information should contact Officer Ashley Skolnik at 860-645-5560.