Newington man seriously injured in Route 9 crash in New Britain on Thanksgiving

Published on Friday, 25 November 2022 15:22


NEW BRITAIN – A Newington man was seriously injured in a car crash on Thanksgiving in New Britain.

State police on Friday identified the victim as Nicholas Pizzuto, 20, of Old Farm Road in Newington. 

Troopers said Pizzuto, driving a 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII around 1:47 p.m., was heading south on Route 9 in the left lane when he lost control of the vehicle. He entered the grassy median area to the left of the highway, went up an embankment and collided with a group of trees. 

The vehicle settled upright in the area of the trees, state police said. 

Pizzuto was seriously injured and was taken to Hartford Hospital. 

The vehicle sustained serious damage and was towed from the scene. 

The crash is being investigated by state police. Anyone with information has been asked to contact Trooper Lukas Gryniuk at 860-534-1000 or

Justin Muszynski can be reached at 860-973-1809

Posted in Newington Town Crier, Newington News on Friday, 25 November 2022 15:22. Updated: Friday, 25 November 2022 15:25.