On Sunday, June 7, a biker was critically injured in Stamford.
According to police, the accident happened shortly before 9.30 at night on West Avenue. Thirty five year old Willard Kemp of Stamford was riding south on West Avenue on a 2001 Suzuki GSXR 750 when Bryon Luna-Perez also of Stamford made an unexpected left turn right in front of Kemp. Kemp hit the passenger side of the Honda and suffered major head injuries and internal injuries.
Luna-Perez did not stop at the scene but continued eastbound on Baxter Avenue. Witnesses found the biker on the ground and called the police. When the police arrived an 18 year old witness was not only able to tell police where Luna-Perez had gone, but also had taken down the license plate number.
The witness guided police to where the Honda was parked with Luna-Perez standing on the street nearby. He failed field sobriety tests and was charged with drunk driving, assault with a motor vehicle while under the influence, leaving the scene of the accident, failure to grant the right of way and driving without a license. He was ordered held in lieu of a $250,000 bond.
Kemp, who was wearing a helmet and protective clothing, was transported to Stamford Hospital, where he was admitted to the critical care unit with life threatening injuries.
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