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Biker suffers serious injuries in Friday night accident in Ithaca

Biker suffers serious injuries in Friday night accident in Ithaca

Fire and ambulance crews were called to the scene of a bike crash on University Avenue in Ithaca Friday night. The biker was airlifted from Ithaca High School to Upstate University Hospital. Photo: WHCU/Ithaca Fire Department

A biker was severely injured in Ithaca Friday night after riding into a parked car.

The accident happened around 7:30 in the 300 block of University Avenue.

Ithaca Fire Department officials say the biker hit the mirror of a parked car and crashed to the pavement, suffering injuries to his head and ribs.

Officials say the man was wearing a helmet.

The unidentified biker was airlifted to University Hospital in Syracuse. Officials have not said anything about his condition.

 Police have started an investigation into the incident.

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