Motorcyclist hurt in collision with car


DORSET — A motorcyclist sustained serious injuries Monday after a car collided with his motorcycle on Route 30, officials say.

Lloyd Provin, 59, was riding north on his 1978 Triumph motorcycle when Bailey O'Donnell, 19, of Dorset, who was southbound in a 2006 Toyota Highlander, tried to turn left onto Morse Hill Road, according to state police.

O'Donnell did not properly yield to oncoming traffic traveling northbound, according to police.

Provin, of Pittsford, was transported to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington and airlifted to Albany Medical Center, due to serious injury.

According to his Facebook page, Provin, known as "Bud," is a vintage motorcycle enthusiast and owner of the Nickwackett Garage in Pittsford, which services classic BMW and Triumph motorcycles, according to its website.

Provin suffered broken ribs and a broken collarbone, according to a post on the garage's Facebook page.

The garage's website identifies Provin as a fourth-generation mechanic. He is also the third generation of Provins to own the shop, according to the site.

He was in fair condition as of Tuesday morning, according to the hospital.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.


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