Apr 022021

Early this morning (Friday, April 2) Woodbridge Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to two separate motor vehicle incidents involving injuries.

The first incident, reported at approximately 4:11 a.m., was a motor vehicle accident on Rimmon Road, just east of Racebrook Road.  Emergency responders found that the sole occupant had been ejected and was pinned beneath the car.  He was extricated by Fire Department personnel and transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital with severe injuries.

The second incident, which occurred on Litchfield Turnpike (RT 69) south of Morris Road, was reported at around 5:27 a.m. and involved a combustion-related accident within a vehicle which resulted in severe injuries and burns to the driver.

The vehicle fire was extinguished by Fire Department personnel and the driver was transported the Yale-NH Hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.  This incident is being investigated by the CT State Police Fire and Explosive Investigation Unit in conjunction with the Woodbridge Fire Marshal’s Office, and the Woodbridge Police Department.

At this time the names of those injured are not available for release.

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