Several sent to hospital after 2-vehicle accident

Aaron Krause • Jul 16, 2013 at 10:21 AM

A serious two-car accident on Monday sent a number of people to a hospital with injuries, Norwalk Police Sgt. Thomas Cook said.

(NOTE - To see pictures of the accident scene, click HERE.)

The accident occurred early Monday afternoon it the intersection of Gallup Avenue and Republic Street. Cook said he didn’t have details as to what happened or who is at fault; the matter was under investigation Monday.

Cook, who was on scene directing traffic, called the two-vehicle accident “pretty serious,” involving a red-light violation. One of the victims had to be extricated with the Jaws of Life from a white van.

After the victims were taken for treatment, the van lay on its right side as rescue firefighters and police swept glass from the scene. A tow truck from Kasper’s was poised to haul that vehicle away. A fire truck was also on scene.

Lt. Jamie Starcher of the Norwalk Fire Department said two ambulances took the accident victims to Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

More details will be published when they become available.

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