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Traffic Accidents

Close-Call Crash In Fairfield Captured On Camera

Close-Call Crash In Fairfield Captured On Camera

FAIRFIELD — A driver who police said sped into a stopped car on the side of I-95, within feet of its former occupants and a patrol car, was charged with reckless endangerment early Friday.

State police said no one was seriously injured in the violent crash, which sent metal flying. It was captured on a trooper's dashboard camera.

"Although this particular incident is not a Move Over Law violation, it stresses the dangers of being stopped on the highway, even if you are in the shoulder, and one of the many reasons motorists are required to Move Over when approaching stopped emergency vehicles," Trooper Kelly Grant said.

In addition to first-degree reckless...