NCSO Reports Fatality in Ridge Road Accident Involving Motorcycle and Pickup Truck

CAMBRIA – On Tuesday, May 18th, 2021, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a serious motor vehicle accident in front of 4287 Ridge Road in the Town of Cambria. 

Initial investigation by Deputies at the scene revealed that a 2004 Ford pickup truck was traveling east on Ridge Road when it attempted to make a left turn into a private driveway on the north side of the roadway. While performing the turn, the pickup struck a 2005 Harley-Davidson, occupied by two riders, that had been traveling west on Ridge Road. Following the collision, both vehicles came to rest near the road’s north fog line.

The driver of the westbound motorcycle succumbed to injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The motorcycle’s passenger was flown by Mercy Flight to ECMC for treatment. The driver of the eastbound truck was uninjured in the collision. The names of the parties involved are being withheld at this time pending notification to family. Investigation by the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Unit is continuing.