Motorcyclist seriously injured in Penfield crash

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PENFIELD, N.Y. — A 29-year-old motorcyclist from Rochester was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital with serious injuries after a crash at around 8:13 p.m. Friday in the area of 1760 Empire Blvd.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, the motorcyclist was operating a 1985 Harley Davidson east on Empire Boulevard when a westbound 2020 BMW driven by a 54-year-old man made a left turn into his path, causing a collision. Officials say then a 2019 Ford driven by an 85-year-old woman hit a portion of the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist suffered facial and pelvic injuries that are considered serious. The BMW driver was taken to Highland Hospital as a precaution, and the Ford driver was not injured. All the drivers are cooperating with the investigation, according to deputies.

The eastbound lane of Empire Boulevard is blocked while deputies investigate. West Webster Fire Department is helping the Sheriff’s Office with traffic control.