Police in Bridgewater are investigating after an 18-year-old man was killed in a bike crash Thursday afternoon.
At 4:15 p.m. police and fireplace officers responded to 1001 Bedford St. for experiences of a crash involving a bike and van, in line with Bridgewater Police Chief Christopher Delmonte. Upon arrival, responders discovered a 2006 Kawasaki bike with vital harm.
The bike’s operator, Percy Lewis III of Bridgewater, appeared significantly injured and was discovered mendacity within the northbound lane of Bedford Road. Close by, police noticed a 2014 Ford financial system van and a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee that had been additionally broken.
Investigators say the bike was allegedly rushing whereas touring south on Bedford Road within the breakdown lane whereas passing automobiles on the suitable.
Police consider the bike collided with the van, which had been touring northbound and was taking a left. After hitting the van, the bike veered into the northbound lane and collided with the Jeep, in line with officers.
Lewis was transported to an area hospital, the place he was later pronounced useless. Investigators mentioned the opposite drivers had been unhurt and cooperated with police on the scene after the crash.
“On behalf of the Bridgewater Police Division, we lengthen our heartfelt condolences to the household and mates of Percy Lewis,” Delmonte mentioned in a information launch.
The crash stays below investigation by the Bridgewater Police Division.
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