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Airbags helped save the driver of the red car from injury.

Accident injures female truck driver, shuts down New Haven Road

NAUGATUCK – A female truck driver was taken to Saint Mary’s hospital with serious leg injuries Thursday morning after a car struck her.

The driver, from New Jersey, had just finished a car delivery to J&M Automotive and was standing outside her parked tractor trailer at 8:23 a.m. when a young driver from Prospect heading southbound on New Haven Road (Rt. 63) hit her and spun out of control, said Lieutenant Robert Harrison.