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Motorcyclist injured in crash in Town of Tonawanda

A motorcyclist was injured and a portion of the Niagara Thruway was closed for several hours following a crash Sunday evening in the Town of Tonawanda, police said.

The motorcycle crashed about 5:45 p.m. on the ramp from the southbound Niagara Thruway to the eastbound Youngmann Expressway, police said. No other vehicles were involved, police said.

The southbound I-190 from Grand Island to the Youngmann was shut down until 9:30 p.m. while Town of Tonawanda police investigated the accident. The motorcycle operator was taken to Erie County Medical Center with serious but non-life threatening injuries, police said.