FAIRFIELD — Police are investigating whether alcohol was involved in a one-car crash Friday evening near Pumpkin Preschool on Grasmere Avenue.

The driver, a 54-year-old Fairfield resident, was driving north on Grasmere Avenue when he drove off the right side of the road and hit a sign. He then drove over to the other side of the road, hitting the fence in front of the preschool. The accident happened just before 7 p.m. on May 19.

According to the police report, the driver was sweating profusely and was dazed. He was taken to St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport for evaluation.

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