Police Looking for Witnesses to Branford Crash

A woman in a wheelchair and the woman helping her were hurt, police said.

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    Branford Police
    A woman in a wheelchair and the woman who was helping her were injured when an elderly woman struck them, police said.

    Branford police are looking for witnesses to a crash that injured a woman in a wheelchair and the woman who was helping her this morning.

    Police said Lura Ellsworth, 87, of Branford, was driving in the parking lot at 1075 West Main Street, toward the exit near Short Beach Road around 11 a.m. when her vehicle struck Christin Langlois, 37, of Branford, who was in a wheelchair, and Kendra Geraci, 32, also of Branford, who was assisting Langlois.

    Paramedics treated both victims, who were transported immediately to an area hospital.

    “One of the victims sustained major injuries,” Lt. Kris Hormuth, who is supervising the investigation, said in a statement. 

    No charges have been filed.

    The department’s accident reconstruction officers are going through evidence and statements to determine what happened.

    Anyone who witnessed the crash or has any information should call Officer Jay Kaufman or Bret Johnson at the Branford Police Department immediately at 203-481-4241.

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