4-year-old dies after Monday night crash on Gold Star Highway

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Groton Town Police say the 4-year-old girl, critically injured in a Monday night car crash has died from her injuries.

Delilah Ali died Tuesday at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Rescue crews responded to the accident scene on the Gold Star Highway, at the intersections of Packer and Wells Road in Groton, just before 5:30 p.m. Two vehicles were involved in the crash.

Three occupants in one of the vehicles were taken to Lawrence & Memorial Hospital in New London. Two suffered from serious, but non-life threatening injuries. The third, Ali, was subsequently flown by Life Star to Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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The driver of the second vehicle was treated for minor injuries at the crash scene.

Ali’s autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact Groton Town Police at 860-441-6712.