A person riding a motorcycle in the Hudson Valley was seriously injured after colliding with a bear.

On Monday just before 5:30 p.m., the Mechnicstown Fire Company based out of Middletown, New York responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and a bear.

Middletown, New York Firefighters Respond To Serious Accident Involving Bear

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The accident happened on Route 211 East near Miller Road in Middletown at 5:26 p.m, according to Orange County NY Fire Calls.

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It's unclear what happened, but a motorcyclist collided with a bear while riding the motorcycle in Orange County, New York.

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured By Bear in Middletown, New York

The unnamed driver suffered a compound fracture according to Orange County NY Fire Calls.

"Mechanicstown Car 1 responding, 911 advising motorcycle vs bear, patient with a compound fracture," Orange County NY Fire Calls stated.

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A MEDIVAC was initially called but then canceled on the scene. The driver's condition wasn't released. The condition of the bear is also unclear as of this writing.

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