Serious Accident in Norwich Sends Man to Hartford Hospital Via Lifestar

This article was published on: 06/17/16 12:10 PM by Mike Minarsky

Norwich-Connecticut-town-sealOn June 16, 2016 at approximately 6pm Norwich Police, East Great Plain Fire Dept and American Ambulance responded to Salem Tpke in the area of 109 Salem Tpke for a reported motorcycle vs truck accident. The motorcyclist was transported to Backus Hospital with serious injuries and later flown to Hartford Hospital by Lifestar.

The westbound travel lanes of Salem Tpke were shut down temporarily between Wawecus Hill Rd and I395 to allow the Norwich Police Accident Reconstruction team to investigate and record the accident scene.

The name of the motorcyclist is not being released at this time pending notification of family members.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is urged to contact Ofc. Scott Meikle or Ofc. Thomas Lazzaro at 860-886-5561.

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