East Lyme, CT (July 8, 2019) – One person was transported to the hospital by helicopter after being hit by a motor vehicle in the town of East Lyme on Sunday morning, July 7. Police stated that the incident took place at approximately 7:09 a.m. on Riverview Drive.
According to authorities, the unidentified vehicle operator is believed to have been exiting a complex located at 91 Riverview Drive when they struck a pedestrian for unknown reasons. A police officer who was on patrol at the time was notified of the accident and quickly arrived at the scene along with emergency medical crews.
Officials stated that the injured pedestrian was promptly transported to Lawrence Memorial Hospital via ground ambulance, at which point the victim was flown to Yale-New Haven Hospital by LifeStar. The driver involved remained at the scene and fully cooperated with authorities. The incident is under investigation.
Our sincere sympathies are extended to the injured victim of this accident.
Personal Injury Accidents in Connecticut
Every year, numerous people are hurt in accidents all across Connecticut. After suffering an unexpected injury, victims are often left with tremendous financial burdens associated with medical bills and lost wages. When someone is injured by the negligent actions of another party, it is important to know their rights and to contact a personal injury attorney in Connecticut as soon as possible.
For over 25 years, our Connecticut motor vehicle accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin have been helping victims obtain the compensation that they deserve. Our attorneys fully understand the immense complications that follow a sudden accident, and we are devoted to ensuring that those who are unfairly hurt get the compassionate representation they need. Contact our accident attorneys in Connecticut at (860) 322-5302 to see how we can help you today.
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Disclaimer: As active members in our local and statewide communities, we are saddened by these accidents and our hearts go out to the friends, family, and victims affected by them. Our intent in these posts is to raise awareness in our community of the dangers involved in these activities and to hopefully prevent future injuries. This information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should always speak with an experienced legal professional about your case.