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Fairfield Cops: Teen Driver Avoids Deer, Ends Up In Sasco Creek

Fairfield police came to the aid of a teen driver who flipped his car into Sasco Creek to avoid hitting a deer.
Fairfield police came to the aid of a teen driver who flipped his car into Sasco Creek to avoid hitting a deer. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A teen driver was taken to the hospital Friday evening after he hit a tree and rolled into Sasco Creek, police said.

The 17-year-old Fairfield resident told officers he was traveling westbound on Cross Highway around 7 p.m., when he swerved to avoid a deer in the road and his car rolled, hit the tree and went into the creek.

He was transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

He received a verbal warning for failure to drive right.

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