CLAYTON — A collision Friday morning on State Route 49 at Westbrook Road sent two people to local hospitals for treatment.
One victim’s vehicle ended wedged between a steel traffic light support pole and wooden utility pole on the southwest side of the intersection. Fire personnel had to cut the roof from the vehicle in order to extract the driver.
According to Clayton police, the driver of a gray Saturn VUE traveling north on State Route 49 attempted to make a left turn onto Westbrook Road, and/or a U turn, and collided with a blue Ford Escape that was traveling south on 49. The Escape ended up wedged between the two poles
Both drivers were removed to local hospitals. The driver of the Ford Escape was trapped in his vehicle and had to be extricated by fire and rescue personnel.