DARIEN — Police are investigating a single-car accident on Middlesex Road where a driver struck a fence and utility police.

On Jan. 22 around 4:15 p.m., police responded to a car crash on Middlesex Road near High School Lane. A 27-year-old Darien man driving a white 2008 Saturn allegedly exited the St. Thomas Moore parking lot onto Middlesex Road and then hit a fence and utility pole.

Police said witnesses reported the car was speeding. There were no passengers in the car with him.

The driver suffered a head injury and was still in the hospital as of Monday, Jan. 30.

The crash is under investigation.

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