Southington police investigating late night motorcyle crash that killed two

spd logo_goodThe Southington Police Department is investigating a late night motorcycle crash on Meriden Waterbury Turnpike that left two dead.

At about 10 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 30, police were dispatched to a serious motorcycle crash on Meriden Waterbury Turnpike, near Canal Street.

Adam Hicks, 37, of 15 Summer St., Meriden was operating a 2001 Harley Davidson, traveling westbound on the turnpike, when the bike was struck by a vehicle exiting a commercial driveway.

Hicks was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of his injuries. His passenger, Amanda Horvath, 26, of 19 Bishop St., Bristol, was rushed to an area hospital were she died as a result of her injuries.

Police have not released the name of the person driving the car.

The crash is currently under investigation by the Southington Police Department Accident Investigation Team. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Ward of the Southington Police Department at 860-621-0101 or 860-378-1600 ext. 2372.

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