MERIDEN, Conn.— A wrong-way driver crashed head-on with another car on Route 15 in Meriden, leaving both motorists dead and two others injured, including a Brooklyn woman.
State Police say Michael Heeks of Mansfield was driving north in the southbound lane early Wednesday morning. The 22-year-old Heeks struck a vehicle driven by 37-year-old Patrick Cimato of Lisbon Falls, Maine.
Both drivers were killed.
Cimato was with 47-year-old Nicholas Cimato of New York and 30-year-old Ashley Robinson of Brooklyn, N.Y. Both were taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital.