Owen Contreras Death – We are extremely saddened and devastated to announce the death of Owen Contreras, 19, of North Granby, who has been identified as the victim in a fiery crash in East Windsor on Interstate 91 late Sunday.
Around 11:20 p.m., a tractor-trailer and a car were heading southbound in the right-hand lane when they hit each other. The crash caused a fire to break out, engulfing both cars, according to police.
The tractor-trailer and the car stopped in the area separating the exit ramp and the highway called the gore area. The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital for minor injuries, according to police.
Owen Contreras was pronounced dead at the scene from their injuries. The make and model of Contreras’ car have not been identified.