Diane Wallis Killed in Head-On Crash on Route 16 in Colchester

Diane Wallis Killed in Head-On Crash on Route 16 in Colchester

Diane Wallis ID’d as Woman Killed in Colchester Car Accident on Route 16 (Lebanon Avenue) near Northern Road

Colchester, Connecticut (February 9, 2020) – Authorities have identified the woman who was killed Friday afternoon in a head-on collision in Colchester as Diane Wallis, 70, of Colchester.

The deadly accident took place shortly before 1:30 p.m. Friday, February 7 on Route 16 near the Goldi-Locks Self Storage facility, just east of Northern Road. Route 16 is also known as Lebanon Avenue.

Authorities said Wallis was driving her Ford Focus westbound on Route 16 when she allowed the vehicle to cross the double-yellow line and collided head-on with an Acura that was heading eastbound.

Wallis was taken to Middlesex Medical Clinic Marlborough, where she later succumbed to her injuries.

The driver of the Acura, Phillip Selavka, 61, of Colchester, sustained major injuries to his lower body and was taken to Backus Hospital.

The accident remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the accident is urged to call the state police Troop K barracks at 860-465-5400.

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From the above report, it is not clear which party was at fault. Authorities will investigate the incident to determine the circumstances leading to the crash. At Paul Levin LLC, we believe that a separate investigation is important. An attorney has the resources and expertise to investigate the exact cause of the car accident. The attorney will locate and interview witnesses, conduct background checks, and review applicable insurance coverage.

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