Login  /  Register  | 3 premium articles left before you must register.

Bicyclist struck by SUV in Ledyard listed in good condition

By Greg Smith

Publication: theday.com

Published May 31. 2013 8:00AM   Updated May 31. 2013 11:55PM

Ledyard — A 55-year-old bicyclist from Lisbon was injured Friday morning when he collided with an SUV in Ledyard, police said.

At 8:15 a.m., Thomas H. Leise of Lisbon was riding a bicycle north in the travel lane of Route 12 when he was involved in a collision with a 2008 Chevy Tahoe driven by Kenneth Carrion, 34, of Groton. Police said Carrion was turning into the entrance to the Dunkin' Donuts at the time of the accident.

Leise was taken to The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich for treatment of serious arm and facial injuries. He was listed in good condition late Friday.

Ledyard police responded to the accident with the Gales Ferry Fire Department, Ledyard Fire Department, Submarine Base Ambulance and Lawrence + Memorial Hospital paramedics.

The cause of the accident is under investigation. Witnesses to the crash are asked to contact Ledyard police Sgt. Scott Petersen at (860) 464-6400.




News by Town

Most Recent Poll
Are you surprised to learn that moms are the top earners in four of 10 U.S. homes?
This study is an indication of why families and marriages are on the decline.
24%
Nothing new here. I'm among the 40% who are the primary breadwinners.
15%
Finally. This is recognition of women's importance in the workplace.
16%
This study shows that gender is irrelevant. Women can be the breadwinner. Men can be the stay-at-home parent.
46%
Number of votes: 810

No current items found