Glastonbury crash

A serious crash closed lanes on Route 2 east in Glastonbury on Monday morning (WFSB)

GLASTONBURY, CT (WFSB) - State Police have identified a person who was killed in a wrong-way crash on Route 2 in Glastonbury this morning.

Christian Alvarez Villarini, 27, of Cleveland, Ohio, died from injuries sustained in a crash near Exit 9 around 4:30 a.m., Police said.

Police said Villarini was traveling westbound, and going the wrong way in the eastbound lanes when he collided head on with a tractor trailer.

Villarini was pronounced dead on scene.

The driver of the tractor trailer, George Bolsar, sustained minor injuries and was transported to Hartford Hospital.

According to Police, Villarini was driving a 1999 Toyota Solara.

The road has since been reopened. 

Follow traffic updates in your area here.

Stay with Ch. 3 as more information becomes available.

Copyright 2018 WFSB (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.