Ledyard, CT (June 15, 2019) - Authorities have confirmed that an accident occurred Saturday morning, during the early hours of the day, closing Route 214 for approximately four hours. The crash involved a motorcycle and a car.
Police and the Ledyard Fire Company were immediately called to the scene of the serious crash which happened around 6:00 a.m. Upon arrival, the driver of the motorcycle sustained serious injuries to the leg and had to be transported immediately to the hospital via Life Star helicopter.
According to sources, those in the car were uninjured. The crash at Route 214/Stoddards Wharf Road caused closures between Route 117 and Whale Head Road. During this time police were investigating the cause of the crash.
We are thankful those in the car were uninjured and hope that the driver of the motorcycle makes a full and fast recovery.
Connecticut Motor Vehicle Accident Attorneys
There were approximately 4.5 million individuals seriously injured in motor vehicle crashes in 2017. When a motorcycle is involved, many times the resulting injuries of the driver of the motorcycle are severe. The lack of surrounding protection leads these drivers to sustain more injuries than those with more protections in cars. Many factors can lead to an accident including drowsiness, intoxication, inattentiveness, or distracted driving. It is important to seek medical attention immediately if you have been injured in an accident.
When injuries suffered from an accident are severe, the resulting medical treatment and therapy to heal and recover can be intense. The bills that mount up, as a result, can also be immense. If you were the victim of a motor vehicle accident and sustained an injury at no fault of your own, you shouldn't have to handle all these physical and costs on your own. Call the attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Levin. We understand how devastating accidents can be and we know what to do to obtain full compensation for costs associated with damages from injury and personal property. Our team has provided legal representation for serious motor vehicle accidents across the state of Connecticut. Talk with one of our resourceful Connecticut personal injury attorneys today at 860-322-5302.
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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.