Route 179 Reopens After Life Star Transports Injured Motorcyclist From Crash

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Life Star airlifted an injured motorcyclist to the hospital after a crash on Route 179 in Canton.

Route 179 was closed for several hours at the Ocean State Job Lot near the intersection with Route 202 where the crash happened, but the road has since reopened. The crash was reported at 10:53 a.m.

A motorcyclist involved in the crash was injured and transported via Life Star to Hartford Hospital to be treated for serious injuries. Police have not released the identity of the person injure or parties involved.

The individual's condition is unknown. It's unclear whether the driver of the car was injured or whether anyone else was in the car.

The North Central Municipal Accident Reconstruction team responded to help with the investigation. Canton Volunteer Ambulance and Canton Volunteer Fire Department also responded.

Canton police are still investigating the crash and no charges have been filed at this time.

Police ask anyone with information to contact the Canton Police Department.

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