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Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash on Hertel Avenue

A motorcyclist was badly injured following a crash on Hertel Avenue about 11 a.m. Friday.

The 28-year-old man, who has not been identified, was traveling east on Hertel – possibly racing another motorcyclist – when the crash occurred near Camden Avenue, Buffalo police said. The victim is listed in serious condition in Erie County Medical Center, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Buffalo police accident investigation unit at 851-4537.

A woman driver was seriously injured Friday afternoon in crash involving a tractor-trailer and a car at Leete Road and Sunset Drive in the Town of Lockport, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office reported.

The woman, whose name has not been released, was transported to Erie County Medical Center by Mercy Flight.

The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office reported that deputies determined the woman, driving west on Leete Road, failed to yield the right of way to the northbound truck at the intersection.

After the crash both vehicles came to rest in a ditch on the west side of Sunset Drive.

The truck driver was not injured.

The crash continues to be investigated by the Niagara County Sheriff’s Accident Investigation Unit.

The crash was reported about 2:30 p.m.