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Crash in Bristol leaves 1 man dead, teenager hospitalized: police

The names of the individuals involved have not been released at this time.

BRISTOL, Conn. — A crash in Bristol Friday morning killed a 61-year-old man and a teenager hospitalized with serious injuries. 

Bristol Police responded at 9:05 a.m. to a report of a severe motor vehicle crash with injuries and entrapment on Farmington Ave. at Camp Street. When officers got to the scene they found two vehicles - one driven by a 17-year-old male and the other operated by a 61-year-old male who was entrapped.

The Bristol Fire Department was able to pull the 61-year-old out. 

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The names of the two drivers involved have not been identified at the moment.

The 61-year-old was assessed by firefighters and became unresponsive as a lifesaving measure was needed. He was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The 17-year-old was also taken to an area hospital for injuries sustained, according to police. 

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Initial investigation shows that one of the drivers was driving eastbound on Farmington Ave. as the other driver exited a business driveway into the driving path of the vehicle driving eastbound when they both collided. 

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Route 6 was closed for several hours due to the crash. 

If anyone witnessed this crash, they are asked to contact Bristol Police Officer Jones at 860 584-3036 with any information. 


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