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Posted on: November 29, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 2021-11-29: Updated-Road Closure at Old Town Road near Route 25 Overpass No Longer in Effect

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Monday, November 29, 2021, 8:00 PM: On Monday, November 29, 2021, a single car motor vehicle accident, occurred in Trumbull, resulting in the death of a Bridgeport man and serious injuries to his passenger. The driver, a sixty-nine (69) year old male, who was accompanied by his sixty-two (62) year old wife, and only other passenger, were in a silver Toyota that was traveling southbound on Quarry Road near Old Town Road when it collided head-on with the bridge abutment.

At around 3:00 PM, the Trumbull Police received several 911 calls to report the accident of a vehicle that had crashed into the bridge on Old Town Road. Arriving Trumbull officers located the one-car accident and began rendering medical aid to both of the vehicle occupants. Trumbull EMS arrived and assisted with treating the victims before transporting the male victim to Bridgeport Hospital, and the female victim to St. Vincent’s Hospital. The woman sustained serious injuries, however the man had died as a result of his injuries. The Trumbull Center Fire Department also responded and assisted with securing the scene.

The involved vehicle had traveled Southerly on Quarry Road where it drove through the intersection, crossed over Old Town Road, and then struck the bridge where the vehicle came to rest. The accident scene consisted of the intersection of Old Town Road at Quarry Road. The Trumbull and Fairfield Police Department’s Traffic Divisions are currently investigating this incident. The victims’ identities are being withheld pending family notification.

At approximately 5:40 PM, the area of Old Town Road between White Plains Road (Route 127) and Seltsam Road was reopened. Traffic flow has since returned to normal and the detours around the area of Old Town Road are no longer in effect.

Monday, November 29, 2021, 3:20 PM: Trumbull Police are now on the scene of a motor vehicle crash on Old Town Road near the Route 25 highway overpass. The crash involves serious injuries and the roadway in this area will be closed for several hours. Old Town Road will be closed between White Plains Road and Sylvan Avenue until further notice.

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