Motorcyclist in Critical Condition After Crash in Torrington

Torrington police
NBC Connecticut

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after a crash in Torrington on Friday morning. Police said the motorcyclist was thrown from the bike and was not wearing a helmet.

Police responded to the intersection of Main Street and City Hall Avenue at 9:30 a.m. to investigate.

They said a 2017 Nissan Altima was heading south on Main Street, trying to make a left turn onto City Hall Avenue and struck a motorcycle who was going north on Main Street.

The motorcyclist, a 34-year-old Goshen man, was thrown about 20 feet from the scene of the crash and was unresponsive, police said.

He was transported to Charlotte Hunger Hospital and brought by ambulance to Hartford Hospital because Lifestar could not fly due to wind, police said. At this time, authorities said he is in critical condition.

The driver of the Nissan Altima cooperated fully with police, police said.

The crash is under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Detective James Crean at 860-489-2061.

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