Mother killed, son injured in Stratford accident

A three-car accident that took place in Stratford Thursday night left one Bridgeport mother dead and her son critically injured.The accident occurred at around 11:45

STRATFORD - A three-car accident that took place in Stratford Thursday night left one Bridgeport mother dead and her son critically injured.

The accident occurred at around 11:45 p.m. near Broadbridge Avenue and Canaan Road. Police say Prudence Soleck, 58, and her son, 30-year-old Matthew Soleck, were stopped at a red light when they were rear-ended by 19-year-old Alexandra Brown, leaving their vehicle crushed between two cars.

According to police, Prudence Soleck was unconscious when they arrived on the scene. Matthew Soleck appeared to be seriously injured and was barely able to speak.

Prudence Soleck did not survive. Matthew Soleck is in surgical ICU at Bridgeport Hospital.

Other victims involved in the crash did not suffer from any life threatening injuries.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Connecticut Sportscast, Jan. 17
Lawrence Dilione and James Rackover are facing multiple 2 Suspects in Stamford man's murder waive court appearances
This comes after tensions between communities and police 3 Norwalk police to host traffic stop program for students
4 Scholar Athlete: Gino Esposito
Joseph Comunale 5 New details released in murder of Stamford man

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE