Driver hospitalized after crash on Merritt Parkway in Westport

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WESTPORT -

Torrential rainfall may have caused a crash on the Merritt Parkway in Westport Saturday morning, according to firefighters.

They say the car went down an embankment in the northbound lanes and hit a tree on the driver's side.

The extent of the driver's injuries is unknown at this time.

Westport firefighters are reminding residents to take extreme caution when driving in inclement weather.

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