On October 31, 2013 at approximately 12:56 am the Ledyard Police Department received the report of a one vehicle versus utility pole crash on RT 214 (Stoddards Warf Rd). Along with the Ledyard Police Dept, the Ledyard Fire Department, Gales Ferry Fire Department, Ledyard Volunteer Emergency Squad, American Ambulance Paramedic, and Lawrence & Memorial Paramedic responded. Due to extensive damage to the vehicle, both the driver and passenger had to be extricated by firefighters.
The vehicle operator, Kyle Fox DOB 02/03/1990 of 431 RT 163 lot 4 Uncasville, was transported to the Lawrence & Memorial Hospital with serious injury, and later transferred to Yale New Haven Hospital. The vehicle passenger, Andrew Hernandez DOB 07/09/1989 of 69 Flintlock Rd Ledyard, CT, was transported to the Backus Hospital in Norwich.
On December 6, 2013 the vehicle operator, Kyle Fox, turned himself into the Ledyard Police Department after being notified of a warrant for his arrest in connection to this accident. As a result of this investigation, Fox was charged with Assault 2nd with a Motor Vehicle, Operating a Vehicle while Under the Influence, and Reckless Driving. He was released on a $10,000 bond with a court date of 12/20/2013 at GA 10 New London.