Man flown to ECMC after dirt bike crash

NORTH COLLINS, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man riding a dirt bike was injured after crashing while trying to avoid hitting a tree.

Deputies say 22-year-old Matthew Fageol was riding his Suzuki on a trail along a creek on private property off Ketchum Road in the Town of North Collins just before 7 p.m. when he tried to avoid hitting a tree. Fageol lost control of the bike, traveled over a 30 foot embankment, and landed in the creek bed.

He was transported by Mercy Flight to ECMC, where he is listed in fair condition. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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