Motorcyclist dies in accident in Willimantic

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (WTNH) — A motorcyclist has died after a motor vehicle accident in Willimantic on Thursday night.

Willimantic Police say they responded to the accident around 8:10 p.m. involving a motor vehicle and motorcycle on Route 32 (Windham Road) at Quercus Avenue.

Medical personnel in the area responded and tried treating the operator of the motorcycle, but determined he had died.

The motorcyclist’s identity is being withheld so officers can notify the next of kin.

The Accident Reconstruction Team is on the scene and will be for the next few hours. The road will be shut down while they process the scene.

Police say they are looking for anyone that may have witnessed the accident, and request anyone with information to call Lieutenant Glode at the Willimantic Police Department , 860-465-3135

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s