The scene of a fatal motorcycle accident in Colonie (Photo by Tom Heffernan Sr./special to Spotlight News)
COLONIE – Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred on Friday, Aug. 17, at around 4:08 p.m. at the intersection of Albany Shaker and Wolf roads.
According to Sgt. John O’Donnell, a motorcyclist was traveling east on Albany Shaker Road when it collided with a 2012 Ford Focus travelling west and turning left to go south on Wolf Road.
The motorcyclist, a 22-year-old from Wynantskill, was transported by Colonie EMS to Albany Memorial Hospital where he later died.
His name is not being released at this time.
The operator of the Ford, a 33-year-old from Rensselaer, was also transported to Albany Memorial with minor injuries.
Alcohol and drugs have been ruled out as factors, and there are no criminal charges pending at this time.
The crash is currently under investigation by the Colonie Police Traffic Safety Unit.
Photos by Tom Heffernan Sr.