Motorcyclist killed on I-95 in Connecticut

Connecticut (July 8, 2012)  A motorcyclist was killed in an accident on Interstate 95 in New London County.  The crash occurred around 1:00 a.m. Sunday morning in the southbound lanes of I-95 near mm 84, exit 72 (Rocky Neck Connector) according to Connecticut State Police.

Christiana F. Morton-Lane, a 23-year-old female from Old Lyme, was driving a Ford Escort when she veered off the left side of the on-ramp, smashing into guard wire, and came back onto the on-ramp.  The vehicle then travelled over the grassy median seperating the ramp and the interstate roadway, and collided with a Honda motorcycle with two passengers.  The Honda motorcycle was then struck from behind by another bike which was travelling behind it.

The driver of the Honda motorcycle, Robert Burr a 35-year-old male from Clinton, died at the scene.  His passenger was airlifted to Hartford Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the other motorcycle, Dwaine Wilcox a 49-year-old male from Westbrook and his passenger were both transported to Lawrence & Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Christiana F. Morton-Lane was not injured and has been charged with DUI.

The accident is under investigation by the Connecticut State Police.

2 Thoughts on “Motorcyclist killed on I-95 in Connecticut

  1. Alicia Johnson on July 11, 2012 at 11:05 am said:

    My prays go out to the families. OooWee-East Coast Navigators-MC, Norwalk

  2. bill roberts on July 12, 2012 at 1:20 am said:

    bobby was a great man i think the only thing he could do to surprise anybody was pass in such an awful way… bob was like a super hero… lol, he would brush off anything and just keep going! he was a well loved man by his family and friends and the children he left behind… my heart and prayers are with all of them… and i really hope the selfish girl who took such a beautiful person from everybody gets what she deserves, i love you bobby… everybody who met you did, WILL always and you will live on with all of us

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