Sad news…

The Easton Police Department has identified the deceased victim of yesterday’s head on collision as ANDY RIVERA. Mr. RIVERA was a Redding resident and was 36 years old. Also, in his vehicle at the time of the accident were two female family members age 62 and 6 years old. The second vehicle involved in the accident was driven by a 50-year-old female who had her daughter and another female in her vehicle, both 17 years old. They are international visitors who were in the area while on vacation.

Of the five other injured individuals in the respective vehicles , 3 are currently still be treated in local hospitals while the two 17-year-old females were treated and released. This is an active investigation with the Easton Police Department and the Southern Fairfield County Traffic Unit working jointly on this accident. Anyone with any information please call the Easton Police Department at 203-268-4111.

We mourn with the families affected by this tragic accident, and once again thank all the first responders who arrived on scene to assist the Easton Police Department.

Chief Timothy Shaw Easton Police Department 700 Morehouse Road Easton, Ct 06612 203-638-0581