A motorcycle crash in North Adams early this morning left one person with minor injuries (Thursday, 5/12). First responders were called to the scene shortly before 8:00 AM.

The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in the crash...

According to a post on the North Adams 911 Facebook page, members of the North Adams Police Department, North Adams Fire Department, and Northern Berkshire Emergency Medical Services were called to a motorcycle accident on West Main Street at Hillside Cemetery, where one individual had sustained injuries.

 

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(Above: General area of this morning's motorcycle accident)

The motorcycle apparently lost traction...

The accident was called in at about 7:50 this morning. The motorcycle, traveling West, had apparently lost traction when it got into the sand on the side of the road.

 

Photo: Nick Mantello (used with permission)
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(Above: Skid-marked area where the motorcycle lost traction before crashing)

 

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The motorcycle operator's injuries were minor, and the individual declined transportation via Northern Berkshire Emergency Medical Services. Traffic at the scene was slowed for a brief period of time and the motorcycle was removed by a flatbed tow truck.

*The name of the motorcycle operator was not provided in the Facebook post. We will update this article if and when more information is provided to us.

*The photo's used in this article were taken by Nick Mantello, the official photographer of the North Adams Fire Department, and they were used with his permission. 

 

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(Above: Image used in the header photo - post first responder arrival at the scene)

 

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