new haven

Motorcyclist Killed After Losing Control, Hitting Parked Car in New Haven: PD

New Haven Police Cruiser Generic
NBCConnecticut.com

A man has died after he lost control of his motorcycle and hit a parked car in New Haven on Sunday night, according to police.

Officers said 23-year-old Gerver Sinay-Sacrapal, of New Haven, was driving a Kawasaki EX400 motorcycle and was traveling southbound on Quinnipiac Avenue near Essex Street around 6:30 p.m.

When Sinay-Sacrapal attempted to pass a vehicle, authorities said he lost control of the motorcycle, hit an unoccupied, parked car and was ejected from the motorcycle.

An ambulance transported Sinay-Sacrapal to Yale New Haven Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

The incident remains under investigation by the New Haven Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team. Any witnesses who have not spoken to police are asked to contact New Haven Police Department at (203) 946-6316.

Contact Us