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Ansonia first responders find unoccupied crashed car

January 5, 2019

ANSONIA — Early Saturday morning first responders rushed to the site of a crash, only to find a heavily damaged, unoccupied vehicle.

Ansonia Rescue and Medical Services and fire units were dispatched to the area of Prindle Avenue and Pulaski Highway for a report of a crash where a car had gone off the road.

“Upon arrival, a heavily damaged vehicle was located int he woods and was unoccupied,” said a Facebook post from ARMS. “Fire (units) secured the scene and police are actively investigating. No patients were found in the area.”

But according to a comment on the ARMS Facebook post about the incident, the driver had already gotten in contact with police.

Denise Marie, who said in one of several comments that she lives with the driver, who fell asleep at the wheel while driving home.

“His phone was dead so he walked home to charge (the phone) and call (police),” one of her comments said.

She said they live nearby so he didn’t have to walk far. She said he was sore but not seriously injured by the crash.

Police did not immediately return request for comment about the incident.

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