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Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Poughquag Collision

This intersection in Poughquag, at Route 216 and Main Street, was the scene of a serious motorcycle-car accident on Monday afternoon.
This intersection in Poughquag, at Route 216 and Main Street, was the scene of a serious motorcycle-car accident on Monday afternoon. Photo Credit: Google Maps

POUGHQUAG, N.Y. -- A motorcyclist was seriously injured on Monday afternoon during a collision with another vehicle at the intersection of Main Street and Route 216 in Poughquag, according to the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office.

The accident occurred shortly after 1 p.m.

The motorcycle operator, whose name and age were not released, was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to Capt. John A. Watterson, a spokesman for the county Sheriff's Office.

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