New Canaan man killed in crash
Updated 7:08 pm, Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Police released the name of a New Canaan man killed in a Ponus Ridge Road car accident on Friday night.
Meszkat was traveling south on Ponus Ridge Road, south of Rippowam Road, when his vehicle went off the road striking the stone wall.
The vehicle came to rest in the northbound lane facing west. Meszkat was the only person in the car at the time of the crash, Ogrinc said.
When police arrived on the scene they found a car with the driver trapped inside. New Canaan Fire and Ambulance teams were called in to help remove the driver from the car.
The driver was removed from the vehicle, and rushed to Norwalk Hospital but later died from his injuries.
The accident remains under investigation by the New Canaan and Wilton Accident Reconstruction Team, Ogrinc said.