Motorcyclist Drives Into Tractor Trailer

October 12, 2012 Updated Oct 12, 2012 at 9:27 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Motorcyclist Drives Into Tractor Trailer

October 12, 2012 Updated Oct 12, 2012 at 9:27 AM EDT

NIAGARA COUNTY, NY (WKBW) - Today at 6:15 A.M., the Niagara County Sheriff's office responded to a motor vehicle accident with injury involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Lower Mountain Road and Baer Road.

Investigation reveals that a pick-up truck pulling a utility trailer was southbound on Baer Road and had just completed a left turn eastbound onto Lower Mountain Road.

A motorcycle Northbound on Baer Road, failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection and struck the truck and trailer.

The driver of the motorcycle, 44-year-old James M. Friedline, from Wilson, was flown by Mercy Flight to ECMC with chest injuries.

The driver of the truck, 29-year-old William Parkhill Jr., from Cambria, was not injured.

Investigation is continuing.