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Galen motorcyclist hospitalized after high-speed crash

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A high-speed motorcycle crash on Lembke Road in the Town of Arcadia led to the hospitalization of 39-year-old Adam Purdy of Galen.


The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported that Purdy, while traveling northbound at an excessive speed, lost control of his motorcycle, resulting in a collision with a ditch.

Purdy, found to be at fault, received multiple vehicle and traffic citations. He was subsequently taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for injuries deemed non-life threatening.

Assistance at the scene was provided by the Fairville Fire Department and Finger Lakes Ambulance, with the damaged motorcycle being towed away.