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Wallingford residents seriously injured in Meriden motorcycle crash

May 4, 2019

MERIDEN — Two people suffered serious injuries when they were ejected from a motorcycle after the driver lost control on wet roads Saturday morning, Connecticut State Police said.

The incident happened shortly before 7 a.m., according to the state police report of the crash.

The driver, identified by state police as a 42-year-old Wallingford man, was driving on Interstate 691 west near Exit 10 — approaching Interstate 91 south — when he lost control of his motorcycle on the wet roads, according to state police. The driver and his passenger, a 41-year-old Wallingford woman, were ejected.

The two were transported to Yale New Haven Hospital with serious injuries, state police said.

The report said neither of them were wearing helmets, which is not required under current Connecticut state law.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone who might have witnesses the crash is asked to call Troop I at 203-393-4200.