Two Injured, One Dead in Route 80 Accident

One man died and two other were hospitalized as the result of a multiple-vehicle crash on Foxon Road on July 18.

At 7:42 p.m., the East Haven Police Department responded to a fatal motor vehicle accident in the area of Circle Drive, according to a press release.

Preliminary investigation revealed that two motorcycles were traveling westbound on Foxon Road and appear to have collided with a vehicle traveling eastbound on Foxon Road. It is possible that an additional vehicle may have been involved.

The operator of one motorcycle, Carlos Dejesus, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The other motorcycle driver, Michael Gatavaski, 29, had serious injuries and was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital, police said.

The operator of the vehicle, a 17 year old male sustained injuries and was also transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital. No further information was available at press time.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact the East Haven Police Department at 203-468-3820. The incident remains under investigation.

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