2 drivers hospitalized in Bridgeport 2-car crash

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BRIDGEPORT -

A two-car accident on the Route 25 and 8 connector in Bridgeport early Sunday morning sent both drivers to the hospital.

It happened just after 2 a.m. near the Exit 1 on-ramp. 

Officials say a Buick traveling on the southbound side of the roadway crossed the grass median, struck a metal guardrail and then crashed into a pickup truck that was traveling northbound.

The driver of the Buick was ejected from the car and has serious injuries.

The roadway was closed for several hours while state police conducted an investigation.

The Department of Transportation had to perform emergency repairs on the damaged guardrail following the incident.

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