Bethel, CT (May 10, 2020) - The two drivers involved in an accident on Mother's Day both sustained serious injuries as a result.
Bethel Police Department reported that they received multiple calls from witnesses detailing the accident. The crash occurred at around 2:45 in the afternoon, around the time all the calls started coming in. It took place near the Danbury town line on Route 53.
Upon arriving at the scene, Bethel police found that both of the vehicles had trapped drivers inside. Both the Bethel and Stony Hill fire departments came with equipped with the tools needed for freeing the people. They were released, and although police did not disclose any specifics, they did refer to the injuries as "significant."
Both of the people were brought to Danbury Hospital to be treated for their injuries. It is unclear whether these injuries were life-threatening, but no deaths have been reported due to the accident.
The investigation is ongoing.
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