NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have identified the man seriously injured after a single-car crash on Route 15 in North Haven Thursday evening. Police say 46-year-old Paul Kus of Sandy Hook was behind the wheel during that crash along Route 15, and was the only person in the car.
According to North Haven Fire Chief Paul Januszewski, just before 8 p.m., the car left the road near Exit 63 southbound, hit the center median, sideswiped that guardrail for about 80 feet, and then crossed both lanes of traffic before coming to a rest on the grass on the right shoulder, where the vehicle caught fire.
When fire fighters arrived, they found Kus in the driver’s seat. He had to be extricated and was taken to Bridgeport Hospital with serious injuries.
The accident is under investigation by Connecticut State Police. Anyone who may have seen the accident is urged to call state police. You can contact Trooper Hart at (203) 393-4200.