East Granby, CT (August 18, 2019) - UPDATE - The Connecticut State Police reported that a serious crash which occurred on Friday and closed Route 20 ended with a fatality. A 34-year-old man, identified as Lynton St. Marie, of Simsbury, died as a result of the crash.
The incident occurred near Rainbow Road and School Street in East Granby. Lifestar was needed to transport the man to the hospital, who later passed away as a result of his injuries.
The cause of the two-car accident has not yet been released, and it is believed that it is still under investigation. The police are asking the public with any information to come forward and contact Troop H. Barracks at 860-534-1000.
Our thoughts are with all the family of the deceased at this time.
Connecticut Serious Car Accidents
Car accidents occur quite often in the United States, with over six million annually. Driving while intoxicated accounts for 40% of all fatal crashes, while reckless driving is responsible for 30%, and speeding accounts for 33%. Studies show that wearing a seatbelt is the single-most safe behavior a driver and passengers can engage in while on the road. It is known that seatbelt use can the severity of injuries and the chance of fatalities in car accidents by over 45%.
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Disclaimer: As active members in our local and statewide communities, we are saddened by these accidents and our hearts go out to the friends, family, and victims affected by them. Our intent in these posts is to raise awareness in our community of the dangers involved in these activities and to hopefully prevent future injuries. This information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should always speak with an experienced legal professional about your case. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.