Two children killed in Brimfield crash identified

Two adults, two children injured expected to survive

BRIMFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – 22News has a tragic update to a story that we first brought you on Friday evening.

On Monday morning, State Police spokesperson David Procopio told 22News that two children were killed in a head-on crash on Route 20 in Brimfield.

According to Procopio, the victims killed in Friday’s crash were 1-year-old Jayce Riel old and 4-year-old Dylan Riel. Two more children and the adult drivers of both cars were taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester with serious injuries; they are all expected to survive.

He said that as of right now, no charges have been filed against either of the drivers that were involved in the crash.

Brimfield Police Chief Charles Kuss told 22News that both cars involved in the crash were Honda Civics. He said that a gold 2010 Civic driven by a 21-year-old woman from the neighboring town of Holland, crossed the center line and collided with an oncoming black 2010 Civic which was heading west on Rt. 20.

brimfield crash4“There were three children in the Gold Honda,” said Chief Kuss, “all of them under the age of five.”

Chief Kuss told 22News that there was also a child under the age of five in the black Civic, which had Connecticut license plates. Chief Kuss said that child in the black Honda was the least seriously injured of all the victims.

The State Police Accident Reconstruction Team is still looking into the cause of Friday’s accident.

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