Video Report–Eyewitness account and hero rescue! I also show you how they got the car out of the brook at the end of the video!

#FAIRFIELD, CT– On Wednesday afternoon at 3:52pm the Fairfield Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call from a local resident of a car rolled over and into the water with occupants still inside at the intersection of Osborne Hill Road and Glen Arden Drive. Fairfield Fire Department Engine 2, Ladders 1 and 2, and Car 3 responded and arrived on scene at 3:54pm to report a vehicle overturned in the brook with occupants inside the car. A nearby neighbor extricated the driver.

After securing the scene and assessing both patients Fire Department personnel extricated the driver and assisted American Medical Response in the transfer of both to ambulances for transport to the hospital. United Illuminating and Aquarion were also called to the scene for repairs to the utility pole and fire hydrant which were damaged in the accident. Engine 2 remained on scene until the vehicle was removed from the stream and was the last Fire Department unit to clear at 4:48pm.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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