Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash with truck on Ridgeway Ave

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A man in his 50s was taken to the hospital after his motorcycle collided with a flatbed truck on Wednesday morning. He is expected to survive.

The truck was heading on Ridgeway Avenue and was turning on Mt Read Boulevard when it crashed into a motorcycle heading in the opposite direction on Ridgeway. Rochester police first responded to the crash around 5:50 a.m.

The truck driver, a man in his 20s, was not injured in the crash. An ambulance took the motorcyclist to Strong Hospital to treat lower body injuries.

The Ridgeway Avenue Bridge, which goes over Mt Read Boulevard, is currently closed. Police said the bridge will re-open within the next hour. Police are investigating the cause of the crash.