Bristol man dies in motorcycle accident

Bristol Police report Gabriel Cruz-Salgado, age 21 of Bristol has died after a motorcycle crash over the weekend.

Cruz-Salgado was operating a 2009 Kawasaki ER650-C motorcycle west on Divinity Street.

Another motorist, Willian Benoit, age 45 of Bristol was operating a 2002 Chrysler Town and Country mini-van south on Tulip Street.

Benoit made a left turn onto Divinity Street, colliding with Cruz-Salgado.

Emergency personnel responded and found Cruz-Salgado suffering from life threatening head injuries.

Life Star was called to the scene and transported Cruz-Salgado to Hartford hospital.

No charges have been filed and the accident remains under investigation by the department’s traffic division.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Bristol Police at 860-584-3035.


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