NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Barry C. Chase
At approximately 6:00 P.M., the State Police responded to a report of a serious injury motorcycle accident on I-490 westbound in the town of Gates. The operator was merging from I-390 northbound to the I-490 westbound when the operator lost control and crashed.
No other vehicles were involved and the operator was transported to Strong Hospital with serious injuries.
I-490 westbound was closed for over 2 hours while State Police conducted their investigation and has since reopened.
The investigation is continuing.