Rome man airlifted to hospital after motorcycle crash

A Rome man was hospitalized after a crash on State Route 46 in the Town of Verona at approximately 5:11 p.m. Saturday evening.

Sheriffs Deputies said 31-year-old Jeremiah G. Cullen, of Rome, was driving his motorcycle on State Route 46 heading east near Lock Road.

Deputies said Cullen attempted to pass two vehicles, causing damage to both.

Cullen was thrown from his motorcycle, and struck a guide rail before landing in water.

Cullen sustained multiple injuries and was airlifted to SUNY Upstate Medical Center.

Deputies continue to investigate.