Two pedestrians hit by car in New London

Photo credit: Dana Jensen / The Day


NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) — Three people have been hospitalized after an accident in New London on Friday evening.

According to New London police, around 5:50 p.m., police and fire were called to Eugene O’Neill Drive at Golden Street for a reported accident that left pedestrians injured.

Responding officers found a car off the road in between the City’s Information Center and the stone wall outside of the building. One individual was partially pinned between the car and the building and another was reportedly lying in the flower bed near the crash scene. Police say a witness reported the two individuals were sitting near the building before the crash.

The person who was pinned was conscious and alert while fire officials removed him from the scene. The two pedestrians and the driver of the car were taken to Lawrence & Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The accident is still under investigation. Anyone who witness the crash is asked to call the New London Department Detective Bureau at (860)447-1481, the main number at (860)447-5269, by texting NLPDTip + the information to Tip411(847411), or by clicking “Submit a Tip” on our Facebook page.

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