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Medevac Launched for Serious Motorcycle MVA on Route 9W in Newburgh

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | October 15, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 101521117

NEWBURGH, NY - Middlehope FD responded to a serious MVA involving a motorcycle on Route 9W and Courtland Drive on October 15th. Town and State Police responded to the scene, as well as Town of Newburgh EMS. Firefighters assisted with traffic control and checked the vehicle for hazards. EMS requested a Medevac with the landing zone initially set up at the Middlehope Fireman's Field, but due to heavy fog the landing zone was moved to the ShopRite parking lot on Route 32. Marlboro FD set up the landing zone. Town of Newburgh EMS transported one subject to the landing zone, who was then turned over to LifeNet. The subject was airlifted to Westchester Medical Center. Town of Newburgh Police are investigating the cause. Route 9W was shut down northbound during the investigation.

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