Police: Motorcyclist seriously hurt in West Hartford crash

Police continue to investigate a crash on New Britain Avenue in West Hartford, Conn., that seriously wounded a motorcyclist on July 15, 2021.

WEST HARTFORD — A motorcyclist was seriously hurt in a crash Thursday night, according to police.

Capt. Eric Rocheleau said police and fire units responded to a crash on New Britain Avenue in the area of Interstate 84 east involving a car and a motorcycle.

First responders found the operator of the motorcycle with serious injuries, Rocheleau said. The person was taken to an area hospital by medics.

Rocheleau said the people inside the car were not hurt.

New Britain Avenue was closed between Ridgewood and Berkshire roads in both directions as crews worked to clear the scene and police investigated.

The police department’s Accident Reconstruction Team continues to investigate.

Connecticut Media Group