Three-car crash in Ridgefield sends one to hospital
A three-car accident at the intersection of Maple Shade Road and North Salem Road (Route 116) sent a 16-year-old Ridgefield man to Danbury Hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 3:12 p.m.
According to Ridgefield police report, a 62 year-old Wilton man was charged with failure to grant the right of way at an intersection. He was not injured.
The third driver — a 58-year-old South Salem woman — was also not injured in the accident.
“The extent of the injuries is unknown,” said Ridgefield Police Capt. Shawn Platt.
Four police units responded and the scene was clear by 4 p.m., Capt. Platt said. All three vehicles were towed with extensive damage, the report said.
The Ridgefield Fire Department also responded to the scene with an engine and an ambulance. Ridgefield fire police helped assist with traffic which had backed up in both directions on the state highway.