Motorcyclist suffers serious injuries in Ledyard crash Satuday

LEDYARD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Groton man suffered serious injuries after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck on Saturday afternoon.

According to police, Derek Palmerone, 52, was turning left from Whalehead Road onto Route 214 when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck being operated by a 17-year-old from Gales Ferry.

Officials say Palmerone was flown to a local hospital by Life Star.

Original Story: Route 214 in Ledyard reopens after serious motorcycle crash

Portions of Route 214 were closed for approximately three hours following the crash.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Ledyard Police at 860-464-6400.

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