Stamford man dies after motorcycle accident

A man died Thursday evening following a motorcycle accident in Stamford. Police say 30-year-old Jose Chacon-Valverde, of Stamford, was driving last night when he hit

Police say 30-year-old Jose Chacon-Valverde of Stamford was driving when he hit a storm drain last night on West Main Street and Myano Lane.

Police say 30-year-old Jose Chacon-Valverde of Stamford was driving when he hit a storm drain last night on West Main Street and Myano Lane. (7/21/16)

STAMFORD - A man died Thursday evening following a motorcycle accident in Stamford.

Police say 30-year-old Jose Chacon-Valverde, of Stamford, was driving last night when he hit a storm drain on West Main Street and Myano Lane.

According to investigators, Chacon-Valverde lost control of his motorcycle and was thrown onto the roadway, where he sustained serious head injuries.

Chacon-Valverde was not wearing a helmet. Police were told it was the first time since Chacon-Valverde started driving a motorcycle 20 years ago that he did not wear a helmet.

Investigators say speed, alcohol and drugs were not factors in the accident.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The car, which was carrying two people, crashed 1 Man dies after car crashes into Saugatuck River
Authorities are working to return a homicide suspect 2 Authorities work to return homicide suspect to CT
The crash happened on Main Street around 4 3 Car flips after crash into pole in Stratford
Police say the Amber Alert issued in several 4 Bridgeport police tout effectiveness of Amber Alert
5 Neighborhood Brief for Feb. 26

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE