Police Try to ID Survivor of Fatal Motorcycle Crash - NECN

Police Try to ID Survivor of Fatal Motorcycle Crash

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    Police in Connecticut say they are seeing an uptick in motorcycle accidents as more riders are on the road.

    (Published Sunday, April 30, 2017)

    Coventry police have identified the victim killed in a crash involving a motorcycle and a sedan on Saturday.

    According to police, around 4 p.m. a motorcycle was involved in crash with a sedan at the intersection of Bread and Milk Street (Route 31) and Zeya Drive.

    The operator of the motorcycle, identified as 28-year-old Jeremy Gonyaw, of Coventry, was pronounced dead on scene. His passenger, a 20-year-old woman from Coventry, was airlifted to Hartford Hospital with serious injuries.

    Police said both were wearing helmets at the time of the crash.

    The driver of the sedan, a 42-year-old man from Coventry, was taken to Hartford Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

    Witnesses told police that the motorcycle illegally passed a vehicle and was speeding at the time of the crash.

    The crash remains under investigation.