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Crews Use ‘Jaws of Life' to Free Victim Trapped After Westport Crash

Emergency responders used the “jaws of life” to extricate a person from an SUV after a crash on Wilton Road in Westport Saturday.

Fire officials said the crash happened near the intersection of Wilton Road and Poplar Plain Road around 10:30 a.m. When firefighters arrived they found that a vehicle had struck a utility pole and rolled over.

Firefighters extricated one person, who was taken to the hospital by Westport EMS. The victim’s condition was not immediately clear.

Police said the road was closed in the area for investigation, but has since reopened.

No other details were immediately available. Check back for updates.

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