Colonie Police: Motorcyclist killed in late Sunday morning Central Avenue crash

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COLONIE – A motorcyclist was killed late Sunday morning in a crash with a car on Central Avenue, police said.

The motorcyclist died at the scene and the driver of the car was taken to Albany Medical Center for unknown injuries, police said.

The crash happened just before 11 a.m. on Route 5, about 100 yards east of Old Karner Road in Colonie, police said.

The motorcyclist was headed east when the motorcycle struck a Honda Accord facing westbound in the median.  Police did not immediately know if the Honda was attempting to make a left turn into the Village Plaza or if speed was a factor.

The Colonie Police Department Traffic Safety Unit was investigating.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact police at 518-783-2744.

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