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Bicyclist Seriously Injured After Crash In Town Of Poughkeepsie

The scene of the crash.
The scene of the crash. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A bicyclist was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle in the area.

The incident took place around 6:20 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21 in Dutchess County on Route 55 (Manchester Road) at the intersection of Burnett Boulevard, in the town of Poughkeepsie Police.

During the incident, a black Nissan Titan, driven by a 51-year-old male resident of Lagrangeville, collided with a bicycle, ridden by a 58-year-old male resident of Poughkeepsie, in the area of the crosswalk on the southeast portion of the intersection, said the Town of Poughkeepsie Police.

The bicyclist sustained serious injuries and was transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital. 

A portion of Route 55 was closed while the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit investigated the scene.

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department was assisted by members of the Arlington Fire Department and Mobile Life Support Services.

The investigation is ongoing and the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department is asking any witnesses to the accident to contact the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit at 845-485-3680.

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