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Today, November 17, 2015, at approximately 3pm, Police, Fire, Hunters Ambulance, and the Middlesex Hospital Paramedic responded to a Motor Vehicle Accident at the intersection of Washington and Pearl Streets, shutting down Washington Street for about an hour.
Upon arrival, it appeared a Motorcycle struck a Nissan Maxima, shearing the front of the Nissan off, and wedging the Motorcycle under the car. Serious injuries were reported, and reportedly Life Star was called, and responded, however, allegedly, Hunters Ambulance rushed the patient to Hartford Hospital by ground.
By 4pm Washington Street was cleared, and opened again to traffic, thanks to the fine work of the Police Traffic Unit, and the Fire Department. We are truly blessed to have these gifted individuals watching over us.
The Police Department sent a press release on the accident.
On November 17, 2015 at about 3:03 P.M., a serious motor vehicle versus motorcycle collision occurred at the intersection of Washington Street and Pearl Street.
The preliminary investigation indicates that a 2015 Victory motorcycle, operated by, Mr. Geoffey Morgan, age: 29, of Middletown, was traveling westbound on Washington Street approaching Pearl Street. The motorcyclist was traveling in the eastbound travel lane passing stopped vehicles in the westbound lanes.
A Nissan Maxima, operated by, Mr. James Woodcock, age: 53, of Hartford was traveling northbound on Pearl Street and attempted to cross Washington Street.
The motorcycle and passenger car made contact.
Mr. Morgan was transported to Hartford Hospital for serious injuries sustained in the collision. Mr. Woodcock was not injured.
Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Officer Michael Inglis of the Middletown Police Department’s Traffic Unit (860)-638-4063.