Milford Truck Accident Claims Life of One
A Milford truck accident involving a car and a tractor-trailer claims the life of one after the two vehicles collide along Route 101. The incident took place at approximately 2:30 PM on Thursday afternoon, January 20, 2011.
According to reports, a tractor-trailer and a Saturn collided at the intersection of Route 101 and Wilton Road. Rescue crews pronounced the female driver of the Saturn dead at the scene of the accident from injuries she sustained. Her identity was not immediately made available.
An unidentified male passenger riding in the Saturn was injured and airlifted to a Massachusetts hospital. His condition was not made known.
Reports indicate that the driver of the tractor-trailer was shaken up, but fortunately, was not injured as a result of the collision.
The highway remained closed until approximately 7:00 PM to allow crews to clean-up the accident scene as well as to allow officials to investigate the crash.
The Milford truck wreck is still under investigation by local authorities. It is unclear as to what caused the two vehicles to collide.
This is an unfortunate incident and we would like to extend our thoughts and condolences to everyone who has been affected by this tragedy.