Police: 1 killed when car crashes into parked truck in Milford

Milford police say a crash involving a car and an unoccupied truck killed a man and closed part of a road for several hours.

News 12 Staff

Feb 22, 2021, 11:11 PM

Updated 1,146 days ago

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Milford police say a crash involving a car and an unoccupied truck killed a man and closed part of a road for several hours.
The crash happened on East Broadway between Surf and Seaside avenues around 6:30 a.m.
"Somebody knocked on the door so I did get up, and when I got to the front door, the woman asked me if that was my truck down the street about 100 feet," says Robyn Liscinsky, of Milford.
Her husband's truck is usually parked on the street in front of their home. Instead, a mangled car was partly on the front lawn.
Police say the driver was in bad shape and rushed to the hospital where he died a short time later.
"We can certainly tell this early in the investigation that it was traveling at a very high rate of speed by the damage that is sustained and the fact it hit a parked unoccupied pickup truck, a pretty good sized vehicle," says Milford Police Officer Mike Devito.
"It got pushed from behind from there... all the way across the street and onto that driveway," says Liscinsky.
There's a four-way stop at the corner of East Broadway and Surf Avenue, with stop signs and a flashing red light. Police are looking into whether the driver blew through the intersection.
"How can you even get up to 40 mph from the stop sign to my house?" says Liscinsky.
The distance is only about 230 feet.
"Why it ended up hitting the vehicle, that's what we're trying to determine, was it avoiding a person, an animal, a jogger, another vehicle?" says Devito.
Milford police say so far they haven't found any witnesses to what happened. Anyone with information is asked to reach out.


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