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Madison man dies after car crashes into New Haven’s Mill River

NEW HAVEN – One man is dead after the car he was in crashed into the Mill River Saturday night. First responders were called to Grand Avenue near East Str...
NH car in water Grand Ave

NEW HAVEN – One man is dead after the car he was in crashed into the Mill River Saturday night.

First responders were called to Grand Avenue near East Street about 8:40 a.m. Saturday. The car appears to have crashed through a fence and into the water.

A 28-year-old man from Madison died in the car according to police. His name has not been released.

A heavy-duty wrecker has been brought in to recover the 2010 Nissan Altima.

Along with police and fire, the New Haven Accident Reconstruction Team, a dive team, and officials from the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection were on scene. Grand Avenue is closed to traffic.

Police are investigating what caused the car to go off the road.