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Fatal CT Head On Crash Between Prius and Pick Up Truck in Stratford

Bridgeport, Norwalk, Danbury, Ridgefield, Stamford, Connecticut

A CT head on crash between a Prius and a Pick Up truck on October 27th left one driver dead and another with serious injuries. The CT head on crash occurred at about 5:41 p.m. near the intersection of Route 66 and Route 151 in Stratford.

Joseph Witkavitch, 67, the driver of the Prius and a Stratford resident, was flown to Hartford Hospital where he eventually died from his injuries.

Nicholas Pignatello, 33, of East Hampton, driving the pick-up truck, sustained serious injuries from the crash. He was also treated at Hartford Hospital and has since been released.

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Wrong Way Driver from New Britain Causes Fatal Head On Accident

Bridgeport, Norwalk, Danbury, Ridgefield, Stamford, Connecticut

A vehicle driving the wrong way on the westbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike near exit 6 in Ludlow collided head-on with another car, causing a 4 car pile up. Both drivers injured in the wrong way head on accident were from Connecticut. The accident occurred around 8:30pm on Saturday, September 8th.

Police identified Clarence Lux, 84, of New Britain, CT, as the wrong way driver killed in last night’s head-on car crash. Robert Magee, 28, of West Bridgewater was the second victim. Lux and Magee were pronounced dead at Bay State Medical Center.

Police had received multiple calls about the wrong way driver before the accident, but were unable to locate the vehicle before the tragic crash.

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