Ilion man in serious condition following motorcycle crash on Route 51

The crash happened near Jerusalem Hill Road at State Route 51.

Posted: Jul 9, 2019 6:06 PM

LITCHFIELD, N.Y. -- An Ilion man is in serious condition following a motorcycle crash that happened in Litchfield Monday night.

The crash happened near Jerusalem Hill Road at State Route 51.

State police say 71-year-old Bernard Ganzmann was traveling on Route 51 when he failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and struck a guide rail.

Ganzmann was ejected from the bike.

He was airlifted to SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse and is listed in serious condition.

The investigation is continuing.

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