PHOTOS: Motorcyclist Airlifted After Colliding With Minivan Full Of Children In Swan Lake


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A motorcyclist was airlifted after colliding with a vehicle in Swan Lake on Sunday evening.

Catskills Hatzolah received multiple calls at around 6:20PM reporting a motorcycle had collided with a minivan full of children on Route 55 near Blanchard Road.

The motorcyclist was transported by Catskills Hatzolah to Catskill Regional Medical Center, where he was being flow by Lifenet-75 to a trauma center. He reportedly had serious injuries.

An additional 3 victims were being transported by Hatzolah to local hospitals – all in stable condition.

The Swan Lake Fire Department, Mobile-Medics, the Sullivan County Sheriff Department as well as the NY State Police were on the scene.

The cause of the crash was being investigated.


  1. Thank you all for the medical work you did on our ,nephew,father-Vinnie jr. The love and caring ways that you did your job. God really took a situation and made something beautiful out of it . A jew and a gentile.Thank you for all your prayers and love ,People need to look beyond our differance and love one another as Christ loved us to die for us,our savior and Lord.

  2. When Hatzalah is called out to an emergency they treat all the injured, no matter the race/religion/gender of the victims. That’s how we roll! Hopefully, your relative will be fully healed very soon – your message is appreciated.

    How are the other injured people doing?