BREAKING NEWS: North St. Closed for Accident Investigation

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FROM GPD

Motor Vehicle Accident
North Street
GPD Case # 11-48887

At approximately 12:30 PM a four dour Lexus sedan driven by an elderly local Greenwich women, was traveling south on North Street. In the area of 437 North Street, the Lexus struck a ten wheel dump truck which had been traveling in the opposite direction.

The operator of the dump truck was found uninjured and the operator of the Lexus was heavily entrapped and severely injured.

Members of the Greenwich Fire Department (GFD) were able to extricate the operator. The patient was found to be critically injured and her care was turned over to the personnel of the Greenwich Emergency Medical Services (GEMS).

GEMS transported the operator to the nearest medical facility which is the Greenwich Hospital. During her transport to the hospital she was provided Advanced Life Support.

Upon arrival at the Greenwich Hospital her care was then turned over to the Emergency Room staff.

The roadway is closed on North Street between Clapboard Ridge Road and Doubling Road while officers investigate this accident.
The roadway should be open by the evening rush hour.

More information will be released November 15, 2011.

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