Drivers walk away from Westport head-on crash
Published 9:28 pm, Sunday, November 21, 2010
Drivers in a head-on collision Saturday afternoon on Compo Road South escaped serious injuries, officials said, because of protection provided by seat belts and air bags in both vehicles.
The two-car crash took place about 2:20 p.m. near the intersection of Compo Road South, near the intersection of Baker Avenue.
Firefighters, police and an EMS crew were dispatched to the scene, where one of the driver's complained of an injury believed to be a broken wrist. There were no other serious injuries, according to the fire report on the incident. One driver was taken to Norwalk Hospital, but other injuries were prevented because the drivers were wearing seat belts and both vehicles' air bags deployed.
Firefighters secured the accident scene by disconnecting the vehicle batteries and checking for fluid leaks. Both vehicles were removed by flat bed by Westport Service Center. The last fire units cleared the scene about 3 p.m.
Police are still investigating the accident.