MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – A truck driver was charged with DUI after a motorcycle crash killed a West Haven man on I-95 in Milford Friday night.
According to state police’s initial investigation, 42-year-old Bilbraut Angel Caraballo was driving a truck towing a trailer on the northbound side of I-95 when the truck drifted into the left lane and collided with a motorcycle, just south of exit 39A.
State police said the collision pushed the motorcycle into the concrete barrier in the median, and its rider, 34-year-old Victor Ryan Forbes, was thrown from his motorcycle.
State police pronounced Forbes dead on the scene.
According to state police, Caraballo “displayed signs of impairment” and failed a standardized field sobriety test.
State police arrested Caraballo, who was uninjured, and charged him with failure to maintain proper lane and operating under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Caraballo is scheduled to appear at Milford Superior Court on Oct. 12.
The Connecticut State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Squad is investigating the crash, and anyone with any information should call state police at 203-696-2500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.