Penn Yan, NY (July 4, 2020) – Around 5:30 p.m. last evening, a man was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on NY-54 in Penn Yan.
The Yates County Sheriff’s Office claimed that 54-year-old Mark Morey was trying to make a turn onto Pre-Emption Road from NY-54 and collided with a motorcyclist.
The motorcyclist was identified as 21-year-old John Semans, who was ejected from his motorcycle. He was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.
Morey was charged with moving from a lane unsafely.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for a short period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
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