Motorcycle crash with injuries in Orwell

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ORWELL — A 53-year-old man from New York was involved in a crash in Orwell yesterday.

The incident took place in the area of Vermont Route 22a at around 1:50 p.m.

According to the report, Boris Leszczynski, of Glens Falls, NY, was traveling north on Vermont Route 22a behind Olivia Sherwood, 27, of Rock Hill, NY, prior to the crash.

Leszczynski failed to avoid traffic that had slowed ahead of him and hit the back of Sherwood’s vehicle.

Witnesses say an unidentified white box truck was traveling south on Vermont Route 22a, behind a truck towing a boat.

The unidentified white box truck entered the northbound lane to pass the truck it was following.

When the unidentified white box truck entered the lane, it caused northbound traffic to slow/stop.

Leszczynski was brought by Middlebury Regional EMS to Porter Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries.

Troopers were assisted on the scene by the Orwell Fire Department.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or interacted with the box truck is asked to contact Trooper Mae Murdock at the New Haven barracks by calling 802-388-4919.

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