First responders rescue driver whose car rolled down embankment along Route 8

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NAUGATUCK, Conn. (WTNH) — Naugatuck Fire Department along with Beacon Falls Hose Company #1 responded to a call of vehicle that rolled down an embankment off of Route 8 Southbound Thursday morning.

Officials said it happened near Exit 24 at around 7 a.m. Thursday. The car came to a stop about 10 feet away from the Naugatuck River.

Photo: Beacon Fall Hose Company #1 via Facebook

Crews extricated the driver and carried them up the riverbank using a Stokes basket.

The driver was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Beacon Hose, along with the Naugatuck Fire Department and multiple police agencies, responded Thanksgiving morning at…

Posted by Beacon Hose Co. #1 on Thursday, November 28, 2019

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