Police: Norwich man thrown from motorcycle in I-395 crash
Montville — A Norwich man was thrown from his motorcycle Sunday evening after he crashed into the back of a pickup truck on Interstate 395 north, state police said.
Police said 38-year-old Shawn Taylor landed in the left shoulder after striking the Ram 1500 ST around 8 p.m. near the Troop E barracks. Both vehicles were traveling in the left of two lanes.
Taylor’s motorcycle, a Suzuki GSX-R750, hopped the guardrail and landed in the southbound median.
Police said Taylor was not wearing a helmet.
Crews took Taylor to The William W. Backus Hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.
Carl Pasteryak, the 67-year-old Lisbon resident who was driving the pickup, was not injured. His truck could be driven from the scene.
Stories that may interest you
Former professional hockey player Richie Crowley, as part of an 85-day Wellness Ride and “Athletic Art” installation, is biking across the U.S from July to October and arrives in New London on Monday.
A one-car motor vehicle accident on Town Woods Road, approximately a tenth of a mile east of Burr Road, about 7 a.m. Saturday morning has left a man dead, state police said.
Two dozen owners of prominent businesses and apartment complexes are suing the city in court to challenge property assessments.