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NORTH BRANFORD, CT (WFSB) - Crews worked quickly to help rescue a person from a wreck.

It happened around 6:15 Monday evening on Old Forest Road.

Authorities found an SUV had struck numerous trees and that the backseat passenger was trapped inside.

Police say that firefighters "performed fast, efficient, life saving, heroic work" and removed the person from the vehicle.

The passenger had suffered serious injuries and received treatment at the scene before being taken to Yale New Haven Hospital.

"The rear passenger was listed in stable condition later in the evening due to the immediate care received from NBFD and Yale New Haven Hospital," North Branford Deputy Chief of Police James Lovelace said.

The driver and the front seat passenger had to be taken to the hospital where they received treatment for non life threatening injuries.

"We are thankful for all of our first responders who assisted in this incident," Lovelace added.

Police continue to investigate the crash.

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