“80-Year-Old Hamden Man Dies in New Haven Crash”

By | August 12, 2023



An 80-year-old man from Hamden, Connecticut, died in a car crash in New Haven. The crash involved a Mazda 3 that veered onto the sidewalk and hit a telephone pole. The driver was taken to the hospital but later died. The New Haven Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating the incident. Witnesses are urged to contact the New Haven Police Department. Ellie Stamp reported

An 80-year-old man from Hamden, Connecticut, has tragically passed away following a car accident in New Haven. The incident occurred on Friday when police received a report of a single-car crash on Forest Road. Upon reaching the scene, officers discovered a Mazda 3 that had been involved in the collision.

According to the initial investigation, it was revealed that the Mazda had veered onto the sidewalk heading northbound before colliding with a telephone pole. The force of the impact caused the vehicle to come to a halt in the front yard of a nearby residence. The driver of the Mazda was swiftly transported to Yale New Haven Hospital, but sadly succumbed to his injuries later on.

The deceased individual has been identified as Faraz Kelib, an 80-year-old resident of Hamden. In light of this tragic incident, the New Haven Crash Reconstruction Team has been activated to thoroughly investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Authorities are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the accident to come forward with any information. If you have any details that could aid the investigation, please contact the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6304 or the anonymous tip line at 866-888-TIPS (8477)..