WILTON, Conn. -- A 68-year-old Danbury man was killed after a head-on crash on Route 7 in Wilton on Wednesday night.
Police said that the crash occurred just before 8:30 p.m. in the southbound lane of Route 7 near the intersection of Old Mill Road. A Toyota Carolloa driven by 68-year-old George A. Najam of Danbury collided head on with a Toyota Sienna driven by 48-year-old Gloria Jimenez-Aviles, police said.
Officers responding to the scene found Najam in his car without a pulse. He was extricated from the car and life-saving efforts were employed, police said. He was taken to Norwalk Hospital, where he later died.
Jimenez-Avilez suffered a non-life threatening leg injury and was taken to Danbury Hospital, where she was later released, police said.
The crash is currently under investigation by the Wilton Police Crash Reconstruction Team. Anyone who witnessed the crash of the vehicles being operated prior to the crash is asked to contact the Wilton Police Department at (203) 834-6260. As for Officer Lichtenberger, reference case No. 1700009982.
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