Serious Crash Shuts Down Parkway in Hudson Valley: Police

Two motorcycles collided while traveling on the Taconic Parkway in the Hudson Valley Wednesday afternoon, prompting authorities to shut down the southbound lanes of the highway, according to the New York State Police.

Investigators crowded the scene near Bryant Pond Road in Putnam Valley shortly after the 1:30 p.m. accident; one of the motorcyclists was airlifted to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, authorities said. 

Commuters are asked to detour from the Taconic State Parkway to Peekskill Hollow Road to Bryant Pond Road to Barger Street, onto US Hwy 6, and return to the southbound lanes of the Taconic State Parkway.

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