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Dirt biker in critical condition after striking SUV



Rochester, New York – On Sunday night officers with the Rochester Police Department received reports of a motor vehicle accident involving a dirt bike.

The incident happened at the intersection of Upper Falls Boulevard and Joseph Avenue.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers learned the driver of a Chevrolet SUV was heading westbound on Upper Falls Boulevard and attempted to turn southbound on Joseph Avenue at a green light.

As the driver was turning, a dirt bike traveling eastbound on Upper Falls Boulevard struck the SUV, according to the RPD.

According to officers, the driver of the dirt bike is a man who’s approximately 20 years old. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital and is in critical condition.

The driver of the SUV was not injured and remained on the scene, according to the RPD.

“Alcohol and/or drugs were not a factor in this motor vehicle accident,” the RPD said. “No traffic tickets have been issued.”