16-Year-Old Pedestrian Severely Injured in East Lyme Crash

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    A car struck and injured a pedestrian on Boston Post Road in East Lyme on Tuesday afternoon.

    East Lyme police responded to the road at the Heritage Driver intersection at about 11:50 a.m. on Tuesday to investigate the crash.

    Police said that the pedestrian, Brennan S. Cantwell, 16, of Boston Post Road in East Lyme, sustained severe injuries.

    Neither the 73-year-old driver and his 67-year-old female passenger, who live together on Boston Post Road in Old Lyme, were injured.

    No charges have been filed at this time.

    The Flanders Fire Department also responded and provided treatment at the scene before transporting the pedestrian to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London.

    Boston Post Road was closed for about an hour while police investigated.

    The case remains under investigation.

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