1 killed, 5 seriously hurt in Bloomfield two-car crash

1 killed, several others injured in Bloomfield crash
Published: May. 5, 2023 at 6:39 AM EDT|Updated: May. 5, 2023 at 2:11 PM EDT
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BLOOMFIELD, CT (WFSB) - One person was killed and a five other people were hurt in a Bloomfield two-car crash on Friday morning.

It happened around 5:15 a.m. on Blue Hills Avenue between West Dudley Town and Old Windsor roads.

The man who was killed was only identified as a 23-year-old. He was in a Volkswagen GTI hatchback, along with men with various injuries who were 21, 21, 26, and 27 years old.

The driver of a 2004 Subaru Legacy, only identified as a 33-year-old man from Windsor, was said to be “medically unresponsive with life-threatening injuries” and was rushed to St. Francis Hospital.

The area was closed to drivers following the crash.

Police said the drivers of the two cars were traveling at a high rate of speed and passing several vehicles before the crash.

Both vehicles left the roadway at some point.

The Volkswagen struck a utility pole, which severed it.

The Subaru hit a building at 1294 Blue Hills Ave., which caused the vehicle to catch fire.

The vehicle that struck the pole had five people in it. One of them, the 23-year-old, was pronounced dead on the scene. The other four were brought to a hospital. Two suffered serious injuries. The two others had injuries that were described as “life-threatening.”

Police continue to investigate.

One person was killed and a five of other people were hurt in a Bloomfield crash on Friday morning.