Truck vs. Pole Accident
On January 4, 2010, at 1417 hours, the Ledyard Police Department received the report of a motor vehicle accident on Shewville Road just north of Route 214. Responding Officers found a 2000 Ford truck owned by the Norwich Lumber Company, and operated by Daniel Bolles August 31, 1961, of Preston, had crashed into a utility pole causing significant damage. The Ledyard Fire Company Number 1, Gales Ferry Fire Company, Ledyard Volunteer Emergency Squad, and the Mashantucket Fire Dept responded to assist. The operator in this crash was uninjured. The damage to the pole resulted in the closure of this portion of Shewville Road until the early morning hours of January 5, 2010.