At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, Timothy Marzec, 28, of Lt. Schubael Road, Higganum was traveling southbound along Route 151, (Middle Haddam Road) in the area of Schoolhouse Lane in East Hampton.
According to Sgt. Michael Green of the East Hampton Police Department, Marzec reportedly dozed off, lost control of his 2006 Chevy 2500 pick-up truck, traveled off the right-hand side of the roadway and struck some large trees.
The East Hampton Volunteer Fire Department responded to address a fuel spill at the scene, as the truck's gas tank had been punctured during the crash.
Marzec sustained a laceration to his head, and severe injuries to one of his legs. He was transported to Hartford Hospital via Life Star helicopter for treatment.
As of Thursday evening, Dec. 20, Marzec was listed in good condition by staff at Hartford Hospital.
Information provided by the East Hampton Police Department and Hartford Hospital.