Meghan Harrison 29, Michael Finn 39, injured, one man killed, after head-on wrong way crash on northbound State Route 7.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:21am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

A 44-year-old Ansonia man was killed in a crash on Route 7 North in Brookfield on Thursday night.

One person was killed and two injured after a head-on crash caused by a wrong-way driver on northbound Route 7 in Brookfield late Thursday, state police said.

One person was killed and two injured after a head-on crash caused by a wrong-way driver on northbound Route 7 in Brookfield late Thursday, state police said.

The wrong-way driver, later identified as Alejandro Miranda 44, was killed and two passengers in a Jeep were injured and taken to Danbury Hospital for treatment. Both vehicles were destroyed. The crash was reported at 11:46 p.m. Thursday.

Those injured were identfied as Michael Finn, 39, of Brookfield, and Meghan Harrison, 29, of New Milford.

State police did not release the identity of the man killed in the crash, pending notification of next of kin. They did say he was from Ansonia.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Meghan Harrison
Michael Finn
Alejandro Miranda

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