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October 3, 2013

Accident leaves motorcyclist in critical condition

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Accident leaves motorcyclist in critical condition

A Wednesday evening accident in Cambria sent an unidentified motorcyclist to ECMC via Mercy Flight.

The accident occurred shortly after 7 p.m. when, according to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, a vehicle attempted to turn on to Unicorn Drive from Old Shawnee Road in front of a north bound motorcyclist. 

The southbound vehicle turned in front of the motorcyclist causing the motorcyclist to be ejected into the ditch on the east side of the road, according to the police report.

The operator of the motorcycle was transported, via Mercy Flight to the Erie County Medical Center, and is in critical condition. 

The motorcyclist’s name is being withheld until the family is notified and the investigation is complete.

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