Norwalk head-on collision leaves woman seriously hurt

A woman is seriously injured after a head-on collision took place in Norwalk Tuesday.Police say the accident occurred at Newton Avenue and Chestnut Hill Road

NORWALK - A woman is seriously injured after a head-on collision took place in Norwalk Tuesday.

Police say the accident occurred at Newton Avenue and Chestnut Hill Road at approximately 7 p.m. Local firefighters say the woman was driving a BMW and collided with a man driving a small dump truck.

Both cars in the accident were so mangled, fire rescue crews had to cut the victims from their vehicles. It took fire fighters nearly 45 minutes to remove the woman.

Police believe that speed was a factor, though they are continuing to look into additional causes of the accident. People who live in the area are not surprised about the incident. They say people speed down the road all the time.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Soto's family describes the 31-year-old as funny, helpful, 1 Family mourns death of Stamford man killed in crash
Bridgeport police say a woman is in critical 2 Police: Woman shot in the head in Bridgeport
Police say the suspect went into the Union 3 Photos released of Danbury bank robbery suspect
4 Connecticut Sportscast, Jan. 18
Stamford police say they arrested a woman Tuesday 5 Police: Woman arrested, charged with animal cruelty

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE