74-year-old Anna Mercado dies in fatal Ledyard car crash – Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Ledyard car crash death of Anna Mercado – Obituary

74-year-old Anna Mercado has been identified as the person killed in a fatal Ledyard car crash that occurred on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.

According to authorities, the three-car collision on Route 12 near Ledyard Tuesday afternoon resulted in one woman dying and three others being hurt.

Around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, the collision occurred on Route 12 at Oakridge Drive and the junction. Police were alerted that one of the accident victims had serious injuries as they were on their way to the scene.

When police arrived, they discovered a Chevy Colorado in the breakdown lane of the northbound lane facing north, a Toyota 4Runner in the northbound lane facing east, and a Nissan Rogue on the shoulder of the northbound lane facing west.

Emergency services treated a passenger in the Nissan, later identified as 74-year-old Anna Mercado, for life-threatening injuries. Police said that Mercado later passed away at Backus Hospital.