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Update: Motorcycle Driver Injured in Crash with Car

Farmington police and emergency officials are on scene.

Update, 10:37 p.m., Aug. 28

A 50-year-old man sustained head and leg injuries after his motorcycle collided with a car just before 4 p.m. Monday.

Update, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 28

A motorcyclist was seriously injured and taken to Hartford Hospital after a collision with a car near the Burlington town line on Route 4.

Farmington police and firefighters responded to the accident at 3:50 p.m. on Wednesday near the Routes 4 and 179 intersection. A regional accident reconstruction team was on scene still just after 5 p.m. to piece together how the accident occurred.

The motorcycle is not towed yet as the accident reconstruction team investigates. Shards from the motorcycle were scattered on the ground.

The occupants of the tan four-door sedan were not taken to the hospital, but the front bumper of the car was torn off.

Route 4 will be closed at Route 179 an River Road for the next couple hours, police said.

Police are not releasing the name or town of the motorcycle driver at this time and have not yet notified next of kin.

Original Story

Route 4 is closed between River Road and Route 179 in Farmington as police and emergency officials respond to a crash.

The accident happened late afternoon and the road was still closed as of 4:11 p.m.

Patch will provide updates as they become available.
Jim August 29, 2013 at 09:17 AM
Wondering what the "front number" is. Number plate/license plate maybe?
Jessie Sawyer (Editor) August 29, 2013 at 06:05 PM
That's a typo. It should say bumper. Thanks for catching that. I've made the correction. ~Jessie
Jessie Sawyer (Editor) August 30, 2013 at 12:13 AM
Thanks for the update. I'm sorry to hear that. Are you a friend of the family? ~Jessie
CM October 22, 2013 at 12:57 PM
Helmet?

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