12/2/2015 - Darien Police Investigating Serious Accident On Mansfield Ave @ Middlesex Rd.
On November 23, 2015 at approximately 7:00am, the Darien Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle accident on Mansfield Ave. north of Middlesex Rd. Upon arrival officers determined that a 2012 Honda Accord traveling south on Mansfield Ave, crossed the double yellow line into the northbound lane, and struck a 2006 Chevy Trailblazer head on. The operator of the Chevy, a 59 year old New Canaan woman, was injured and subsequently hospitalized. The operator of the Honda, a 19 year old New Hartford woman, was seriously injured and required extrication from her vehicle. The operators were the only occupants of the vehicles. Darien EMS transported the injured parties to Norwalk and Stamford Hospitals.
The Darien Police Accident Investigation Team (A.I.T.) was called to the scene due to the severity of the incident. Mansfield Ave between Pembroke Rd and Middlesex Rd was closed for over 3 hours for scene processing and reconstruction.
This incident remains under investigation by the Darien Police A.I.T. Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to please contact the Police Department at 203-662-5300.