A 56-year-old Bristol man suffered considerable and serious injuries Monday
night after losing control of his motorcycle on Meriden Avenue and sliding to a
stop in the roadway near the intersection of Savage Street.
Officers are investigating the serious accident, which Sgt. Jeffrey Dobratz
said left Joseph J. Pistilli in critical condition at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Police said Pistilli was traveling in the northbound lane of Meriden Avenue
just after 9 p.m. Monday when he lost control of his 1994 Harley Davidson and
wiped out, sliding to a stop along the roadway before coming to a stop just
north of Savage Street.
A passing motorist came upon Pistilli and calle for help. He was then taken by
ambulance to St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury.
The Southington Police Department Accident Investigation Unit responded and
took over the investigation, Dobratz said. Any witnesses or those with
information are asked to contact Officer Matthew Vose at (860) 621-0101 or by
email at email@example.com.
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