Apr. 17, 2013

54 year old Steven V. Carbone of Townsend was killed in a car crash on I-495 last Tuesday. He died when a car traveling in the opposite direction crossed the median, went airborne and landed on top of his car.

Police say the crash occurred at 3:30 pm in the Fox Point area shutting down both sides of the I-495 for four hours. No charges have been filed but police are continuing their investigation.

Orvic Ayllon 18 years-old from New Castle area was driving north in the left hand lane of the I-495 north of Edgemoor Road, said Cpl John Day.

According to him Ayllon tried to enter the lane to his right but realized another vehicle was trying to change lanes into the same spot. To avoid hitting the vehicle the suspect steered to the left and then lost control of the vehicle. He ended up driving into the grass median and then struck the guardrail between the northbound and southbound lanes.

His car, a 2002 Pontiac Montana went airborne into the southbound lanes before landing on top of a 2011 Mazda3 that Carbone was driving in the left lane. Allyon’s car ended up resting on Carbone’s roof.

Emergency services pronounced the victim dead on the scene. According Day, he was the sole occupant of the car.

The victim and his passenger Luis Ayllon also from New Castle were treated for minor injuries at Christina Hospital and then later released. It is not clear how the two are related. According to Cpl Day both passengers were wearing their seat belts when the accident occurred.

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