Hartford, CT (May 17, 2021) – At 5:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, May 15, a man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Hartford.
According to Hartford Police, the collision happened at the intersection of Garden Street and Liberty Street. A Yamaha motorcycle was traveling in the area when it collided with an Acura TL at the intersection.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene. The operator of the motorcycle, identified as 25-year-old Joshua Johnson, was thrown from the motorcycle and sustained severe trauma. He was hospitalized but was tragically pronounced dead at the hospital.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Connecticut
Motorcycle accidents are some of the most horrific accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve such vulnerable parties. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 17% of motorcycle accidents in Connecticut led to fatalities. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have suffered enormous losses due to a motorcycle accident, you may be feeling helpless and alone. It is crucial that you have the help of a legal advocate on your side.
Losing someone you love in a Connecticut motorcycle accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. As you grieve the unexpected loss of a loved one, you may be left wondering how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Suffering from these losses can put you in a confusing position, which is why you should have an attorney on your side who has handled these claims in the past. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in Connecticut accidents at www.mchamberslaw.com.
At the Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr., we have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in fatal crashes over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on both emotional and financial levels after you have lost someone you love in a crash. We are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the Connecticut legal system. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Connecticut at (860) 231-9535 for the help you deserve.
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