Toddler dies from injuries after armored truck crash

Accident on Route 20 in Granby. (WTNH/ Joseph Sferrazza)

GRANBY, Conn. (WTNH) – A 14-month-old boy has died from injuries he sustained in a crash involving an armored truck in Granby last week.

Landon Ayers had been on life support after the two-vehicle crash on Route 20 in Granby on October 9th. Granby Police confirmed to News 8 the toddler passed away at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Wednesday night. The state medical examiner says the cause of death was blunt injuries, and has ruled the death accidental.

The child’s father, 24-year-old Kevin Ayers of East Granby, was driving on Route 20 with his son in the car when he collided with a Garda armored truck. Ayers was flown by Lifestar helicopter to Hartford Hospital, where he remained hospitalized in stable condition Thursday evening.

The driver of the armored car, Daniel Genie of Springfield, Mass., and his passenger, Christopher Rosadowere, were treated and released from Hartford Hospital. Police are still investigating the crash and no charges have been filed.

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