WESTPORT, Conn. Three people were hospitalized with minor injuries Tuesday morning after an SUV went down an embankment off I-95 northbound between exits 17 and 18, Assistant Westport Fire Chief John Plofkin, Jr. reported.
Westport firefighters were called to the accident around 4:30 a.m. and upon arrival, found a Ford Explorer resting against a tree. Four people were inside the car, but one of them declined transport to the hospital.
Plofkin said firefighters had to use a rope system to bring one of the passengers up the embankment. The scene was cleared around 6 a.m. The accident is under investigation by state police.
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