Zachary James Carlson Killed in Accident at I-84 in Waterbury, CT

August 26, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Zachary James Carlson
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-84, Waterbury, CT, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Connecticut State Police
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, Tow Truck
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tow Truck collided with the rear of a tractor-trailer

What Happened

State Police confirmed the death of a driver in a crash at I-84 in Waterbury, CT on August 26th, 2022. They say the incident happened around 8:24 p.m. According to investigators, a tow truck operated by 20-year-old Zachary James Carlson is said to have struck the rear of a tractor-trailer under unclear circumstances. The collision left Carlson with fatal injuries at the scene. The other driver was hospitalized for evaluation. Additional information was not provided.

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