The Shelton Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident yesterday in which a single car drove off into a ravine, approximately 100 feet down a 60 degree embankment next to the Housatonic River, in the area of Trolly Bridge Road. Members of the Shelton Fire Department made access to the driver and used a rope system to assist the driver to the care of Shelton EMS. Initial rescue operations took approximately 15 minutes and the driver was transported to the hospital.

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