Westport, CT (October 15, 2019) - Emergency vehicles responded to reports of a pedestrian car crash at around 9 p.m.
The person who was struck turned out to be a construction worker who was working on Post Road West. The construction worker, whose name was not disclosed, was working on a repaving project when a car headed eastbound hit him.
Although police haven't released any specifics about the victim's injuries, it has been disclosed that they were serious and he was immediately transported to Norwalk Hospital for treatment. The operator of the vehicle in the crash is fully cooperating with police and investigators.
Among the first responders were representatives from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration and members of the Westport Police Department's Detective Bureau to investigate the situation.
This accident caused a closure of Post Road West in both directions from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 4 a.m. Wednesday.
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