Newark man airlifted after motorcycle loses grip on gravel along Rt. 14

Deputies say a 27-year-old Newark man was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after a motorcycle accident on State Route 14 in the Town of Phelps on Saturday.

The accident happened around 7:13 pm when Gregory G. Wild, 27, of Newark was making a turn on Route 14 near the 7-11 gas station, and lost control of the bike on loose gravel.

The motorcycle went down on the right side and slid a short distance.

Deputies say Wild suffered head, shoulder and hand injuries and was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital by Life Net for treatment.

Wild was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, according to first responders.

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