Police investigate car crash that put a motorcyclist in the hospital

The Syracuse police department is investigating a crash involving two vehicles on the 2200 block of East Genesee Street.

It happened around 4:15 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

Investigators say when officers arrived on the scene, they found 33 year old Christopher Smith of Syracuse suffering from a back injury after his motorcycle was hit by another vehicle.

Police say a 2007 Toyota sedan merged into the right lane, colliding with Smith's motorcycle.

Police identified the driver of the Toyota as 83 year old Jane Begley of Syracuse. She wasn't injured during the accident.

Smith was taken to Upstate Hospital where he is currently listed in serious condition.

The crash is still under investigation. No tickets have been issued yet.

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