Male Cyclist Hospitalized after Head-On Crash near Cumberland Street

HARTFORD, CA (December 14, 2022) – Wednesday evening, one man sustained injuries in a bicycle collision on New Britain Avenue.

Officers responded to the scene just before 8:30 p.m., near Cumberland Street in Hartford.

For reasons under investigation, the driver of a vehicle struck a male cyclist in the area. Upon arrival, first responders located the man suffering from serious injuries.

Medical personnel arrived and transported the bicyclist to Hartford Hospital with severe traumatic injuries.

Following preliminary duties, the driver said he accidentally hit the bicyclist while driving east on New Britain Avenue. He stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

At this time, the identity of those involved remains unclear. However, more details will be provided about the bicycle collision on New Britain Avenue once made available.

Injuries sustained in a bicycle accident can take a toll on a person’s financial, physical, and emotional well-being. That is why it is important to exercise due care and abide by all traffic laws whether you are a driver or a bicyclist. You can also exaggerate eye contact or hand signals to let other drivers see you.

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