A Middletown man is facing manslaughter and related charges after police say
he caused the death of a 50-year-old Moises Larriu when he struck his motorcycle in an accident along Route 10 in Cheshire Sunday evening.
On Oct. 20 at
10:38 p.m., the Cheshire Police Department received a call for a serious
motor vehicle accident on Route 10 at the intersection of I-691. The
accident involved a passenger car, motorcycle and an SUV, according to a
press release issued by Cheshire Police Lt. James Fasano.
driven by Lourdes Ortiz, 53, of Waterbury, and a motorcycle driven by
Moises Larriu, 50, of Plantsville, were traveling north on Route 10 when
a southbound SUV operated by Ryan Scalise, 31, of Dove
Lane, Middletown, began to turn left onto the I-691 eastbound entrance
ramp directly in the path of the two northbound vehicles, according to
Both Larriu’s motorcycle and Ortiz’s car hit
Scalise's SUV. Larriu was thrown from the motorcycle and pronounced
deceased at the scene. Ortiz was not injured, Cheshire police indicate.
was charged with second-degree manslaughter, interfering with an
officer and failure to grant right of way and is being held on $100,000
bond. He was scheduled for arraigned at Meriden Superior Court Monday morning.
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