A devastating collision occurred early Saturday morning in Buffalo, resulting in a fatal accident involving a pedestrian and a motorbike. The tragic incident led to the transportation of two individuals to the Erie County Medical Center, where both ultimately succumbed to their injuries.
Buffalo Police confirmed that the collision occurred around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at the intersection of South Park Avenue and Aldrich Place. The incident involved two pedestrians crossing South Park Avenue when a southbound motorbike struck them, as reported by a representative for the City of Buffalo.
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The victims of this heart-wrenching accident were identified as 20-year-old Joseph Sawicki from Buffalo, the rider of the motorbike, and 33-year-old Ryan Piazza from West Seneca, the pedestrian. Tragically, one victim was pronounced deceased at the accident scene, while the other passed away at ECMC following the collision.
Buffalo Police are actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident, including whether speed played a contributing role in this tragic occurrence. The community mourns the loss of these individuals and awaits further updates from the ongoing investigation.