Parish Man Succumbs to Injuries After Oswego County Car/Motorcycle Crash
An Oswego County man is dead following a crash between a car and motorcycle.
Police say 74-year-old Bruce W. Hinman of Parish, New York succumbed to his injuries on July 30th, the day after a crash on State Route 104 and the I-81 southbound exit ramp in Mexico, New York.
The New York State Police says during the crash Hinman had been ejected from his motorcycle and brought by McFee Ambulance to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse where he was listed in critical condition before eventually succumbing to his injuries on Saturday.
According to a written release, the NYSP says at approximately 5:17pm on Friday, July 29, 2022, 27-year-old Luke Gollaher of Adams Center, New York, was driving a 2015 Dodge Dart and “was exiting I-81 southbound at exit 33 (Rt. 104). Gollaher stopped at the intersection with Rt. 104 and attempted to make a left turn onto Rt. 104 when he failed to yield the right of way to a 2009 Kawasaki motorcycle, operated by (Mr. Hinman),” who was traveling west on State Route 104.
In addition to the NYSP, the Mexico Fire Department, Parish Fire Department, McFee Ambulance, and Northern Oswego County Ambulance (NOCA) Ambulance all assisted at the scene.
Police say that Gollaher was tested at the scene of the crash and “showed no signs of alcohol impairment.” Gollaher was not physically injured. At this time it is not believed that any other vehicles were involved.
The investigation is continuing.
Witnesses, drivers in the area at the time with dashcam video, or anyone with information that may be helpful to the investigation is asked to call police at: (315_ 366.6000.
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