Jeffrey Swift Death – Jeffrey Swift from Wallingford has been identified as the motorcyclist that died in the crash that happened in Meriden Monday evening. The accident was initially reported at 7:10 p.m. Callers reported that a cyclist was pinned beneath a Chevrolet Impala on Broad Street. When authorities arrived, they discovered three automobiles involved in the incident, they reported.
The Meriden Fire Department was required to remove the automobile from Swift. According to the police, life-saving operations were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead at the spot. According to the preliminary inquiry, the driver of a Jeep Cherokee appeared to have waited at the red light at Olive Street and Broad Street. The driver of the Impala was stopped in the far right northbound lane at a red light. On a Yamaha motorcycle, Swift went south on Broad Street. Swift collided with the front left corner of the Jeep as its driver was attempting to exit Olive Street.
According to the police, Swift’s motorcycle lost control and slid across Broad Street into the stopped Impala. Swift went beneath the Impala, which was cornered. It was reported that the Meriden Police Traffic Accident Reconstruction Unit was examining the collision. It requested that anybody with information or video footage regarding the incident contact Meriden police at (203) 631-6201.
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Saturday’s motorcycle accident on Interstate 691 in Meriden resulted in one fatality, according to state police. Troopers said that they responded to the entry ramp at Exit 5, where fire authorities were assisting with life-saving efforts. Jonathan Santiago, a 37-year-old biker from Bristol, was brought to Waterbury Hospital, where he was subsequently pronounced dead.
The Crash Analysis Reconstruction Section of the State Police was requested to assist with the investigation. According to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, the accident shut down the westbound lanes of the highway for many hours. According to officials, the route was closed between exits 6 and 4, and traffic was backed up in the region.
The accident was reported about 5:40 p.m., and the highway remained closed for several hours thereafter. Anybody with information on the circumstances leading up to the collision is requested to contact Troop I Bethany at 203-393-4200, referencing case number 2100353032.
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