Two Drivers Hurt In Five-Car Crash In Westport

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Westport firefighters and EMS work to get an injured driver out of a damaged Corvette Friday afternoon following a five-car pileup on Riverside Avenue.
Westport firefighters and EMS work to get an injured driver out of a damaged Corvette Friday afternoon following a five-car pileup on Riverside Avenue. Photo Credit: Contributed: Westport Fire Department
A Land Rover is one of five cars involved in an accident on Westport's Riverside Avenue Friday afternoon. In the rear are a Corvette and BMW SUV.
A Land Rover is one of five cars involved in an accident on Westport's Riverside Avenue Friday afternoon. In the rear are a Corvette and BMW SUV. Photo Credit: Contributed: Westport Fire Department
A pickup truck was also involved in Friday's five-car crash on Riverside Avenue.
A pickup truck was also involved in Friday's five-car crash on Riverside Avenue. Photo Credit: Contributed: Westport Fire Department

WESTPORT, Conn. – Two drivers were hospitalized Friday afternoon after a five-car accident on Westport’s Riverside Avenue, fire officials said.

The crash happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. near Raymond Place, Deputy Fire Chief Robert Kepchar said. Emergency personnel assessed injuries and stabilized the vehicles involved, said Kepchar.

The two injured drivers were transported to Norwalk Hospital by Westport EMS. Firefighters helped secure the vehicles for towing and cleaned up spilled fluids, Kepchar said.

As of 5 p.m., Westport police and fire units were still at the accident scene. The incident was being investigated by police.

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