Single-vehicle crash with injuries, Bridport

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BRIDPORT — A 49-year-old man was involved in a single-vehicle crash with injuries in Bridport yesterday.

The crash took place on Crown Point Road near the intersection with Basin Harbor Road, at around 12:36 a.m.

According to the police report, the driver, identified as Christopher Welch, of Bridport, was headed east at an excessive rate of speed.

Police say Welch lost control of the vehicle and exited the westbound portion of the road, subsequently colliding with a fence and coming to rest in a field.

He was transported to Porter Medical Center for evaluation and treatment of injuries.

State Police were assisted by the Bridport Fire Department and Middlebury Rescue.

Police were still investigating this crash.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact Tpr. Josh Gurwicz at (802) 388-4919.