State Police Search for Driver Involved in Deadly Hit-and-Run on I-91 | Connecticut News

WETHERSFIELD, CT (WFSB) – State police are looking for the driver involved in a fatal hit and run early Sunday morning.

It happened on I-91 North near the Hartford line. Initially, the Connecticut Department of Transportation said this happened on the Hartford side.

State police said several people were on the roadway after a collision earlier in the morning when four of them were struck by an oncoming vehicle.

Two of the individuals, identified as Alberto Gonzalez, 47, of Marlborough, MA and Karriel Torres, 25, of Clinton, MA, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The other two, both residents of Massachusetts, were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A fatal hit-and-run crash forced authorities to shut down part of I-91 North near the Hartford Line on Sunday morning.

The vehicle involved, reportedly a blue 2002-04 Honda CRV, did not stop and continued to roll.

The Honda has a spare tire attached to the rear and may have damage to its headlight / headlight area and the driver’s side sill.

The causeway was closed between exits 27 and 28 while state police investigated, but reopened around 9:20 a.m. that morning.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the State Police Barracks in Hartford at 860-534-1000.

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