“Tragic Death of 14-Year-Old Girl in Stolen Vehicle Crash in Waterbury”

By | July 21, 2023



A tragic incident occurred in Waterbury, CT, where a 14-year-old girl lost her life in a car crash involving a stolen vehicle. The accident took place at the intersection of East Main and Baldwin streets at around 2:20 a.m. on Friday.

The vehicles involved in the crash were a Hyundai Sonata and a Ford Escape. The Hyundai was carrying four juvenile occupants, including the 14-year-old girl who unfortunately did not survive the crash. There were also a 15-year-old girl and two 15-year-old boys in the vehicle. One of the boys is currently in critical condition with life-threatening injuries, while the others’ conditions are stable.

The driver of the Ford Escape, a 38-year-old man, sustained non-life threatening injuries and is in stable condition at a local hospital. An 18-year-old man who was a passenger in the vehicle is also in stable but critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

Investigations revealed that the Hyundai had been stolen earlier that morning in Waterbury before the crash occurred. Lieutenant Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police urged anyone with information about the crash or the theft to come forward and contact the authorities.

This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the dangers associated with stolen vehicles and reckless driving. It is crucial for young individuals to understand the potential consequences of such actions, both for themselves and others on the road.

The loss of a young life is always devastating, and the community of Waterbury mourns the loss of this 14-year-old girl. It is important for everyone to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities or stolen vehicles to the police to prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future..