WINDHAM, Conn. — Two people were killed in a crash in Windham Monday according to Connecticut State Police.
Police said James Bobbitt, 91, of Mansfield was driving east on Route 6 and Carlene Drysdale, 90, of Livermore Falls, Maine, was a passenger in a car driving west. The cars collided at the intersection of Route 6 (Boston Post Road) and Route 203 (North Windham Road) shortly after noon on Monday.
RELATED: Man killed in Hartford crash: police
Bobbitt was declared dead at the scene and Drysdale later at the hospital. The driver of the car Drysdale was in suffered serious injuries.
If anyone witnessed the accident, they are asked to call State Police Troop K at 860-465-5400.
DOT officials said traffic-related fatalities in Connecticut are up nearly 16% from a year ago. As of Nov. 12, there have been 290 traffic-related deaths in Connecticut, up from 257 in 2020, and 216 in 2019.
Doug Stewart is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Have a story idea or something on your mind you want to share? We want to hear from you! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
HERE ARE MORE WAYS TO GET FOX61 NEWS
Download the FOX61 News APP
iTunes: Click here to download
Google Play: Click here to download
Stream Live on ROKU: Add the channel from the ROKU store or by searching FOX61.
Steam Live on FIRE TV: Search ‘FOX61’ and click ‘Get’ to download.