Just before 5 pm this evening, Companies 1 and 3 of the Shelton Fire Department were alerted to a motor vehicle accident on Route 8 southbound between exits 13 and 12. Upon the arrival of the first fire unit, a single-vehicle rollover accident was found with the vehicle heavily involved in fire. The occupant of the vehicle was being tended to by bystanders. Crews from Squad 1 arrived and quickly suppressed the fire as EMS and other fire units performed CPR on the victim. Echo Hose Ambulance transported the victim to a local trauma facility while conducting CPR and advanced life support efforts. The Connecticut State Police accident investigation team is conducting the investigation.

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