An early morning car accident in Manchester left 73-year-old Solomon Reid dead Friday. Preliminary reports indicate a Volkswagen Passat slammed into the back of his Nissan Murano.
The accident occurred at the intersection of the Tolland Turnpike and Oakland Street. Reid was transported to St. Francis Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver was the Passat was Epifanio Garcia who suffered minor injuries.
Police stated that the accident is under investigation. There is no information regarding charges against Garcia.
The following information was provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS):