HARTFORD COUNTY, CT. (THECOUNT) — Elisha Swanson-Asiam, of Hartford, Connecticut, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Monday night motorcycle crash in Hartford County.

Swanson-Asiam, 21, was killed in a motorcycle-versus-semi collision near Hartford Monday night.


According to reports, Swanson-Asiam was operating a motorcycle on Airport Road near Interstate 91, when the bike came into contact with a big-rig around 8:30 p.m. Monday.

Swanson-Asiam was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The truck driver was not injured.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Hartford County is a county located in the north central part of the U.S. state of Connecticut. According to the 2010 census, the population was 894,014, making it the second-most populous county in Connecticut. In 2019, its population declined to an estimated 891,720 – Wikipedia.