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Jeep Crashes Over Guardrail, Into Tree On Route 53 In Bethel

A Bethel police car is stopped at the scene of a crash involving a Jeep that went over a guardrail.
A Bethel police car is stopped at the scene of a crash involving a Jeep that went over a guardrail. Photo Credit: Claire Tensa
A Jeep went over a guard rail and into a tree on Route 53 in Bethel late Monday afternoon.
A Jeep went over a guard rail and into a tree on Route 53 in Bethel late Monday afternoon. Photo Credit: Claire Tensa

BETHEL, Conn. — A Jeep went over a guardrail and smashed into a tree on Route 53 near Nashville Road in Bethel late Monday afternoon, according to eyewitnesses.

Bethel police were at the scene of the crash just after 5:30 p.m. Monday. The Jeep was wedged in next to a tree at the scene, which is on the edge of an embankment.

Cars were slowing down in the area and were directed safely around the crash area.

No information was available on the cause of the crash or any injuries.

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