27 August 2021

 Major Barry C. Chase
 Troop E Commander



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.

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