Waterford motorcyclist seriously injured in crash

Saturday, June 7, 2014
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— A Waterford man was seriously injured Friday night when he crashed his motorcycle on Route 9 just south of the Crescent Bridge, Colonie police said.

Police are still trying to determine the cause of the crash that occurred as the annual Americade motorcycle rally in Lake George prepared to enter its final day.

Wayne T. Roberts, 41, was driving north just past Cohoes Crescent Road at 9:04 p.m. when his 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle left the road and collided with a guidedrail, police said.

Colonie police responded after receiving a call from a passerby, and Roberts was taken by ambulance to the Albany Medical Center, where he was listed in serious condition.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who might have helpful information is asked to call Colonie police at 783-2744.

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