Robert Procaccini of Branford dies in New Haven car accident

By | December 3, 2021

Robert Procaccini Death – Cause of Death : 76-year-old Robert Procaccini, of Branford, has passed away following injuries suffered from a four-car accident that happened on Thursday afternoon, December 2, 2021. The collision occurred at approximately 1:40 p.m. on Interstate 95, near exit 44 entrance ramp in New Haven, Connecticut.

According to officials, two cars were heading northbound on I-95 from the exit 44 entrance ramp while two other vehicles were driving on that entrance ramp. One of the cars traveling on the entrance ramp operated by Procaccini rear-ended a Honda Civic after he lost control of the car. The impact of the collision caused Procaccini’s car to spun and veer across all travel lanes, colliding with another vehicle before slamming into the median embarkment.

The Honda was then pushed into the traffic and was crashed into by a fourth vehicle. Procaccino sustained blunt force trauma injuries to which he succumbed to at the scene of the crash. While the Honda driver was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Drivers of two other vehicles were not injured.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the crash is requested to contact Trooper Falstoe of Connecticut State Police Troop G at 203-696-2500.

Robert Procaccini’s obituary will be released by his family.