HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–Police are investigating a deadly crash in Hartford on Thursday night, as a motorcycle collided with a car.
The collision happened at around 6 p.m. on Washington Street near Retreat Avenue, which is very close to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. The driver of the motorcycle, 53-year-old Victor Detres, of Hartford, died from his injuries at Hartford Hospital.
Detres was traveling north on Washington Street when he collided with a Toyota Camry traveling in the opposite direction. There were no other injuries.
The road was closed for hours following the crash.
Lieutenant Brian Foley tweeted the following Thursday night:
HPD investigating fatal Car v Motorcycle MVAx at Washington and Retreat. 1 block of Washington St will be closed for a few hours. pic.twitter.com/WVJ68EtYFu
– D/C Foley (@LtFoley) September 28, 2017
The accident remains under investigation.