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Condition upgraded for New London motorcyclist injured in crash

By Greg Smith

Publication: theday.com

Published July 02. 2014 6:32PM   Updated July 02. 2014 6:35PM

Norwich — The condition of a 20-year-old New London man injured in a motorcycle accident in Norwich was upgraded from critical to serious Wednesday, according to a Hartford Hospital spokesman.

Emanuel G. Rivera of Colver Street was involved in a crash Monday near the intersection of West Town Street and the Route 2 in Norwich where his motorcycle collided with a commercial box truck.

Rivera was taken to The William W. Backus Hospital and later flown to Hartford Hospital.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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