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Bicyclist struck, seriously injured in Meriden crash

The victim suffered head and other injuries and was flown out by Life Star helicopter.
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Police investigate a crash that seriously injured a bicyclist on East Main St. in Meriden, July 1, 2022.

MERIDEN, Conn. — A bicyclist was seriously injured in a crash with a car in Meriden Friday afternoon. 

Meriden Police said that at around 4 p.m. they responded to the crash on East Main Street. A male victim that had been on the bike was located and although conscious, he was obviously injured and incoherent, according to police. The victim had what appeared to be head trauma and multiple other injuries. Life Star air ambulance landed on the Meriden Green and the victim was flown to an area trauma unit.

As of 5:30 p.m., East Main Street was closed from St. Casimir Drive to Norwood Street and was expected to remain so for approximately three hours while the Accident Investigation Unit investigates. 

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