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Motorcycle accidents in Haddam and Cromwell under investigation


Two motorcycle accidents on Saturday night are being investigated by police.

Route 154 in Haddam is closed in the area of Walkley Hill Road and Jailhill Road following an accident involving a single motorcycle just after 8 p.m.

State Police confirm someone has died from this accident. State Police told the Associated Press the deceased victim is Raymond Kuritz, 24, of East Hampton. Kuritz was not wearing a helmet.

Another motorcycle accident occurred on Route 9 south in Cromwell between exits 19 and 16 around 8:15 p.m.

State Police say only the motorcycle was involved and the driver sustained a broken leg but otherwise was alert and conscious.

The left lane was closed for a period of time but has since reopened.


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