FRIDAY, 2 P.M. — Shelton police said it will be at least an hour, or 3 p.m., before Bridgeport Avenue reopens.
According to a release from Echo Hose Company, Shelton Fire Companies 1 and 4 were dispatched to a collision on Bridgeport Avenue near Wendy's around noon. Squad 1 arrived to find a two-vehicle accident with one person heavily trapped in one of the vehicles. Firefighters from Squad 1 and Engine 42 freed the occupant in about 20 minutes. The patient was transported by Echo Hose Ambulance shortly after with unknown injuries, according to the fire department release.