Crash leaves woman in critical condition

Published Sep 14, 2018 at 4:00pm

TOWN OF SANGERFIELD — A 58-year-old woman was hospitalized in critical condition after a motorcycle collided with a pickup truck on Route 20 Thursday afternoon.

State police said Paul F. Dudden, 73, of Camillus, was westbound in the driving lane on Route 20 at 12:30 p.m. when he attempted to make a U-turn and crossed in front of the path of an oncoming motorcycle. Troopers said the 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle, operated by William J. Price, 46, of Cassville, was also westbound, in the passing lane.

Both Price and his passenger, 58-year-old Michele M. Price, were thrown from the motorcycle in the crash.

Authorities said Michele Price was air-lifted by Mercy Flight helicopter to University Hospital in Syracuse with severe internal injuries. She was listed in critical condition, troopers said. William Price was also taken to University Hospital, with non-life threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.