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Fire Department: Driver rushed to trauma center after Westport highway crash



Photo courtesy of Westport Fire Department

A person was sent to the hospital Saturday evening after a serious crash on a local highway exit.

According to the Westport Fire Department, Westport firefighter/paramedics used the jaws of life to extricate the driver from a motor vehicle accident on the ramp from Route 88 to Route 195 West.

The driver was transported to St. Luke’s Trauma Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

A witness stated that the crash led to the on-ramp being blocked off.

No other details were released.

The crash is under investigation.

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