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Danbury Man Slams Car Into Tree, Suffers Serious Injuries

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DANBURY, Conn. -- A Danbury man suffered serious injuries when he slammed his 2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 into a tree on Division Street early Friday and was partially ejected from the car, police said.

Edwin Cabrera-Prieto was driving north on Division Street at about 1 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, veered off the road and hit a tree near George Street, police said.

The Danbury Police Department received a call at 1:09 a.m. of the serious motor vehicle crash. Officers found Cabrera-Prieto was partially ejected from the vehicle upon impact, police said.

The impact also caused significant front end damage to the vehicle, police said.

Cabrera-Prieto was transported by ambulance to Danbury Hospital for treatment of serious injuries, police said. No further information was released by police on his condition or on the crash.

Any witnesses to the crash are asked to contact Sgt. Matt Georgoulis or Sgt. Rory DeRocco at 203-797-2157.

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