According to the East Hampton Police Department an accident that occurred on Route 66 Wednesday, Nov. 5, left two people injured. The accident which took place around 4 p.m. at the intersection of Long Crossing Road involved a SUV driven by Sue Schuler, age 71 of 32 Mott Hill Road, East Hampton and a truck driven by Carmelo Dagostino (48) of Sandy Drive, Rocky Hill.
The car driven by Schuler was traveling eastbound on Rte 66 when “for no apparent reason” crossed left of the center line hitting Dagostino head on. Schuler was transported by Life Star helicopter to Hartford Hospital. Dagostino was taken via ambulance to the same hospital.
No further information or condition of those involved is available at this time. An investigation into the crash is on going.