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Fairfield Cops: Woman Takes Wrong Turn, Ends Up In Flipped Car

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FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Massachusetts woman traveling through town on her way to see family Sunday night wound up in the hospital after a a car crash left her vehicle flipped on its roof, police said.

The 63-year-old Worcester woman was traveling from Pennsylvania to Rhode Island and took the wrong lane at the I-95 rest stop near Round Hill Road around 11 p.m., police said.

She was trying to navigate local roads back up to the highway when someone driving south on Round Hill Road hit her car, which spun 180 degrees and ended up on its roof, police said.

Officers said the driver, a 30-year-old College Park Drive man, smelled of alcohol when they spoke to him, police said.

Both the man and the woman, who had a non-life threatening head injury, were taken to St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Police got a search warrant for the man’s medical records and are still investigating the crash.

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