Christopher D. Delmonte
Chief of Police
220 Pleasant St.
Bridgewater, MA 01930
Friday, Aug. 17, 2018
Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Bridgewater Police Identify Motorcyclist Killed in Crash
BRIDGEWATER — Chief Christopher Delmonte is identifying the motorcyclist killed in a crash on Route 18 in Bridgewater Thursday as Richard Silva, age 71, of Brockton.
At approximately 11:50 a.m. Thursday, police responded to the area of 350 Bedford St. (Route 18) for a report of a serious crash involving a sedan and a motorcycle.
Silva was taken by ambulance to a Brockton hospital where he later died.
The driver of the sedan, ANTHONY HATHAWAY, AGE 29, OF WHITMAN, was arrested and is facing numerous charges. HATHAWAY is expected to be arraigned today in Brockton District Court.