A man is dead following a collision between his motorcycle and a pickup truck, according to authorities. Connecticut State Police confirmed the death of the 26-year-old man in Canterbury on the morning of April 25. The driver of the other vehicle avoided injury, and there is no word as to whether police plan to file charges against him at this time. The motorcycle crash remains under investigation.
Connecticut motorcycle drivers are back on the road in full force. Nice weather has tempted many to take to the road for a little adventure. Some riders choose to take a passenger along for the ride. In the event of a crash, both the biker and any passenger may suffer serious motorcycle crash injuries.
Ten people were reportedly injured following a collision between a school bus and a minibus in Greenwich, according to local sources. Connecticut authorities responded to the public transit accident that sent 10 adults to Stanford Hospital. While no fatalities resulted from the crash, there were several injuries, and it is not clear at this time whether police will pursue charges against either of the drivers involved.
Walking along roadways, crossing streets and generally being on foot near traffic can present many dangers. Unfortunately, even if an individual abides by the law and tries to be as careful as possible, he or she could still end up in a pedestrian accident. These accidents typically end in serious injuries due to the lack of protection pedestrians have.
A man in Ansonia who struck and killed a senior citizen back in September is now facing serious charges for his role in the crash, according to local sources. The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles has confirmed the vehicle involved in the crash, a pickup truck, failed inspection and should not have been on the road. This has led to the arrest of the driver, a 24-year-old man, who now faces multiple charges related to the fatal accident.