Prospect man succumbs to injuries from accident

CHESHIRE — A Prospect man died Saturday from injuries suffered in an accident on Thursday on Highland Avenue.

Jeffrey and Susan Desiderio of Prospect were on a motorcycle at about 6:45 p.m. Thursday when they were involved in an accident with a car, driven by Christina Parrott-McCarty of Southington, on Highland Avenue in Cheshire at the intersection with Interstate 691, Cheshire police said.

The Desiderios were taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury. Jeffrey Desiderio was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit with life-threatening injuries. He died on Saturday, police said.

Susan Desiderio suffered serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, police said. She was reported to be in stable condition on Saturday afternoon.

Parrott-McCarthy wasn’t injured and is cooperating with the investigation, police said.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing, police said.