A motorcycle accident has two motorcyclists recovering after colliding with the same sheriff’s department patrol vehicle, according to 911 dispatchers.
The collisions occurred on Monday at 7:30 p.m. on a hill along Brinkerhoff Road (Route 173) in Chittenango, just 10 miles east of Syracuse.
According to officials, a woman driving a motorcycle struck a Madison County Sheriff’s Department patrol car. Another motorcyclist trailing behind her also hit the deputy’s car.
Both motorcyclists were treated for non-life threatening injuries at a Syracuse hospital. The deputy was not injured. It was not reported as to whether or not the motorcyclists were wearing the proper safety attire at the time of the crash.
The investigation is ongoing as officials work to determine the cause of the crash.