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Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Griswold Crash

A 38-year-old Norwich man suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle crash in Griswold on Monday night.

State police said Javier Dario Santiago was driving a Yamaha motorcycle on Route 201, near the entrance of Hopeville State Park, around 7:45 p.m. Monday when he crossed the median from the westbound side of the road to the eastbound side and struck a Kia Sedona.

Santiago was thrown from the motorcycle and suffered serious injuries, according to state police. LifeStar medical transport helicopter transported Santiago to Rhode Island Hospital.

The driver and passenger in the Kia were transported to Backus Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

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