Westport officer back to work after crash

Westport police say an officer will be back to work today after he was in a car accident while on duty.

Police say the officer's cruiser collided with a car at the intersection of Post Road East and Myrtle Avenue around 9:30 a.m. yesterday.

They say the officer's actions were a major contributor to the crash.

Despite a lot of damage to both cars, police say no one was seriously hurt.

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