Press release from Westport Assistant Fire Chief Robert Kepchar:
Incident Date: June 10, 2011
Time of Incident: 7:22 PM
Incident Location: 1599 Post Rd. East
Type of Incident: Two vehicle accident w/ injuries
At 7:22 PM tonight, Westport Firefighters were summoned by Westport P.D. for smoke coming from a vehicle that was involved in a two car crash. Westport Firefighters responded to the crash which occurred in front of 1599 Post Rd. East. Both vehicles sustained heavy front end damage, but the reported smoke turned out to be steam from the radiator of the vehicle. Westport EMS evaluated the occupants of both vehicles for injuries. Firefighters put speedi dri on the roadway to absorb the spilled fluids from the vehicles. Firefighters remained on the scene until both cars were towed. Westport PD controlled the traffic at the scene and investigated the cause of the accident. The last fire unit left the scene at 7:57 PM.