Moosup Man Seriously Injured in Dirt Bike Crash

A Moosup man was seriously injured when he was thrown from his dirt bike in an accident Tuesday.

Plainfield police said they were called to Sterlington Hill Road in the area of New Road around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. When they arrived they found Patrick Garrett, 19, of Squaw Rock Road suffering serious injuries.

Garrett was transported to Backus Hospital and later flown to Hartford Hospital via Lifestar. His condition is unknown at this time.

According to police, Garrett was riding an unregistered dirt bike when he lost control and crashed into a stone wall on the side of the road. He was ejected from the bike and found by a passerby who called 911.

The accident is under investigation.

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