SOUTHINGTON, Conn. — A Waterbury woman is dead after State police said she drove on the wrong side of Interstate 691 yesterday afternoon.
Police said a tractor-trailer was driving east on I-691 by exit 4 in Southington when the crash happened. According to police, 54-year-old Sharon Knight was driving west on the eastbound side when it struck the truck head-on.
Knight was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the truck driver was taken to a nearby hospital, but the extent of their injuries isn't known at this time.
State police are asking anyone who was driving in the area around 5:15 p.m. yesterday and may have witnessed the crash to call Troop I at 203-393-4200. If you happen to have dashcam footage you're also asked to contact police or email Trooper Taylor Norton at email@example.com.
The crash remains under investigation.
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