Three-Year-Old Boy Killed in Waterbury Crash

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State police said a 3-year-old boy was killed in a crash that also injured several others Tuesday afternoon following a police pursuit. The crash occurred at 4:41 pm when a drug suspect fleeing police tried to run a red light, hit an oncoming vehicle head- on and smashed into boy and three family members on the sidewalk on south Main Street near west liberty street. A one-year-old girl, in addition to two women ages 21, 26, sustained serious injuries. Lee now faces charges of Manslaughter in the First Degree and Evasion of Responsibility in Operation of a Motor Vehicles.

Authorities say Waterbury officers in an unmarked auto tried to stop Lee, but he fled and eventually crashed into another vehicle at an intersection.

Lee's auto then traveled onto the sidewalk where he struck four pedestrians. His mother was in critical condition and airlifted from St. Mary's to St Francis Medical Center in Hartford, according to police.

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After the crash, state police say Lee took off on foot.

State police said a total of five people were transported to hospitals.

One handgun was found inside the auto, according to police. The State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Squad and the Western District Major Crime Squad are leading the investigation.

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Lee is being held in lieu of $1.2 million bond and is due back in Waterbury Superior Court on December 6.

"The 18-year-old male suspect refused to stop his vehicle and fled from the Waterbury police officers".

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