Police: Scooter rider seriously hurt in Westport collision

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Post Road East was shut down at Bulkley Avenue South in Westport, Conn., for several hours after a serious collision on Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

Post Road East was shut down at Bulkley Avenue South in Westport, Conn., for several hours after a serious collision on Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

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WESTPORT — The driver of a scooter was hospitalized with apparent serious injuries after a crash on Tuesday night, according to police.

Lt. David Wolf said police, fire units and medics responded to the corner of Post Road East at Bulkley Avenue South for a report of a serious motor vehicle accident around 9:45 p.m.

First responders found a car and a motor scooter had collided near the intersection. Wolf said the driver of the scooter was rushed to the hospital “with what appeared to be serious injuries.”

The driver of the car stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police, Wolf said.

The road was shut down for several hours as police investigated.