2 Drivers Seriously Hurt in Head-On Crash in Ledyard

Two drivers suffered serious injuries when their cars collided Wednesday evening on Whalehead Road in Ledyard.

Police said Arthur Lipman, 72, of Ledyard, was driving northbound on Whalehead Road around 6 p.m. when his car drifted into the southbound lane, colliding head-on with another vehicle near the intersection of Sandy Hollow Road.

Lipman was rushed to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital for treatment. The other driver, Marianne Brumfield, 50, of the Gales Ferry section of Ledyard, was taken to William Backus Hospital, then airlifted to Hartford Hospital, according to state police.

Both drivers were seriously hurt.

Police are investigating to determine the cause of the crash.

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