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Stamford Man Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Two-Vehicle Crash

A motorcycle driver received life-threatening injuries during a crash.
A motorcycle driver received life-threatening injuries during a crash. Photo Credit: Google Maps

A crash between a car and a motorcycle left a 24-year-old Stamford man with life-threatening injuries, marking the city's second serious crash involving a motorcycle in as many days.

The collision occurred around 12:19 p.m. Tuesday on High Ridge Rd (Route 137) at Oaklawn Avenue, said Stamford Police Sgt. Andrew Gallagher.

The crash took place when a 2018 Kia Stinger sedan was traveling southbound on High Ridge Road turning left onto Oaklawn Avenue and a 1995 Honda motorcycle was traveling northbound in the right lane of High Ridge when the two vehicles collided, Gallagher said.

The motorcycle operator was transported by Stamford EMS ambulance to Stamford Hospital where he was admitted with life-threatening injuries. The Kia driver, a 58-year-old Stamford resident, was not injured in the collision, he added.

Any witnesses or information concerning this crash is asked to contact C.A.R.S. at 203-977-4712.

The collision is being investigated by Officers Ryan McAllister and Thomas Drain.

It was the second crash in as many days in which a motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries in a Stamford crash.

A 22-year-old Stamford man was critically injured in a crash with a van Monday afternoon around 5 p.m. on East Main Street at Quintard Terrace in Stamford, said Sgt. Andrew Gallagher.

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