1 dead, 2 in hospital from early morning crash in Ridgefield

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RIDGEFIELD — A driver involved in a crash on Danbury Road early Saturday died from their injuries, and two others in the crash were sent to the hospital, according to the Ridgefield Police Department.

Ridgefield Police officers responded around 1:40 a.m. Saturday to a two-car crash on Danbury Road near the Route 35 intersection. A car was traveling north on Danbury Road when it crossed over into the southbound lane, striking a car going south, police said.

Both drivers, as well as the passenger in the northbound car, had to be freed from the cars and were brought to Danbury Hospital. The driver of the northbound car was later pronounced dead, police said.

Police have not released the names of those involved in the crash.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who has more information should call the Ridgefield Police Department at 203-438-6531.