Pedestrian Taken to Hospital After Crash in East Lyme

A pedestrian is injured after a crash in East Lyme early Sunday morning.

An East Lyme police officer was flagged down and notified about a crash involving a pedestrian on Riverview Drive around 7 a.m.

Officers from East Lyme Police Department, firefighters from Niantic Fire Department and East Lyme Ambulance responded to the scene.

The injured pedestrian was transported to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital by ambulance and was then transferred to Yale-New Haven Hospital by LifeStar, police said.

Riverview Drive was closed while accident reconstructionists investigated the crash, but the road has since reopened.

Investigators believe the vehicle was leaving the complex at 91 Riverview Drive when the pedestrian was hit.

The accident remains under investigation.

Any witnesses are urged to contact East Lyme Police Department at (860) 739-5900.

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