Crash Injures Brocton Man

BROCTON — A Brocton man was taken to the hospital after crashing his motorcycle early Wednesday morning.

According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, Britt Bridges, 45, was traveling south on Lake Avenue in the village of Brocton at a high rate of speed around 6:30 a.m. when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a guard rail.

Bridges sustained undisclosed injuries and was taken by Starflight helicopter to UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pa. Firefighters with the Brocton Fire Department and Alstar Ambulance also responded to the scene.

Charges are pending.