Man injured in Kent dirt bike accident
KENT — An injured man was transported to the hospital following a Sunday morning dirt bike accident in the northern part of town.
Emergency personnel were called to the area of North Kent and Skiff Mountain roads around 10 a.m. for a report of a dirt bike accident with injuries.
State police said a 2020 KTM 790 Adventure R was heading north on North Kent Road about a half-mile south of Skiff Mountain Road when its rear tire lost control.
The off-road motorcycle, operated by 72-year-old Essex resident William Deschler, crashed into a rock on the southbound side of the roadway, according to authorities.
Deschler complained of hip pain and was transported to New Milford Hospital, police said. The dirt bike sustained minor damage.