Bicyclist taken to hospital after West Hartford crash


A bicyclist was taken to the hospital late Thursday after being struck by a car in West Hartford.

The crash was reported at 7:40 p.m. in the area of 1555 New Britain Ave., according to the West Hartford Police Department.

Emergency responders tended to the man on the bike upon arriving at the scene before he was taken to an area hospital for injuries not considered life-threatening, police said.

The driver of the vehicle involved remained at the scene and declined medical treatment, according to police.

Police said eastbound traffic on New Britain Avenue was detoured around the area of the crash until about midnight. West Hartford officers were assisted by Newington police in directing traffic.

The accident remains under investigation by the West Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Accident Reconstruction Team.

Anyone with information has been asked to call police at 860-523-5203 or the department’s tip line at 860-570-8969. Tips can also be emailed to [email protected].

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