Police: 68-year-old woman struck by vehicle in Stamford dies

A 68-year-old woman who police say was struck by a vehicle while crossing the road in Stamford has died.

News 12 Staff

Mar 24, 2022, 5:13 PM

Updated 847 days ago

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A 68-year-old woman who police say was struck by a vehicle while crossing the road in Stamford has died.
Police identified the woman as Elena Laos, a Stamford resident.
They say Laos suffered life-threatening injuries when she was stuck by a car Wednesday.
She was brought to Stamford Hospital in critical condition, where she later died.
Police say Laos was in the crosswalk at the time of the crash.
The driver of the car, Alec Ward, a 26-year-old Shelton man was exiting I-95 at Exit 9.
The vehicle was at the top of the ramp and made a right turn onto East Main Street. The vehicle struck Laos as it made the turn.


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