A suspect who took off with a toddler within the backseat of a stolen car in Connecticut crashed the automobile and died — however the 17-month outdated survived, say police.
On Wednesday, at about 9:10 a.m., a suspect stole a automobile from St. Gabriel College in Windsor with the toddler within the again seat, police mentioned, WFSB studies.
Shortly after, police acquired a 911 name that Windsor Federal Financial savings Financial institution on Broad St. had been robbed, authorities mentioned, NBC Connecticut studies. Then, police acquired a report a few automobile that had slammed right into a tree at Windsor Ave. and Hillcrest Rd, based on the outlet.
Officers rapidly realized that each one three incidents had been associated, police mentioned, the Hartford Courant studies.
“Additional investigation revealed that the deceased operator stole the unattended car from in entrance of St. Gabriel’s faculty, stopped on the Windsor Federal Financial savings Financial institution on Broad Road, entered and robbed the financial institution, then fled the scene within the stolen car and was concerned within the single car automobile accident with the kid nonetheless contained in the stolen car,” Windsor Police Lt. Nicholas Dally mentioned, WSFB studies.
The motive force died on the scene, NBC Connecticut studies. Police haven’t but launched the identify of the deceased driver.
“The kid that was within the backseat of the car was awake and responsive on the scene,” Dally mentioned, WFSB studies. “The mom was dropped at the scene and accompanied the kid to Connecticut Youngsters’s (Medical Middle) for analysis and therapy.”
The Windsor Police Division didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.