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Hamden Accident Sends Driver To Hospital

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(Hamden, Conn./CBS Connecticut) - An accident in Hamden has a major thoroughfare closed.

Just before eight a.m., police responded to the scene at Whitney Avenue and Eli Road.

A vehicle traveling northbound on Whitney hit a utility pole and then a retaining wall.

The driver had to be extricated from the vehicle and was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital.

There’s no word on the extent of the injuries.

Police say Whitney Avenue will be closed from Putnam Avenue and Davis Street for several hours as crews work to repair the pole.

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