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Pittsfield restaurant owner in critical condition from motorcycle accident


PITTSFIELD, N.Y. – The owner of a Pittsfield restaurant is in critical condition after a motorcycle accident.

According to the Pittsfield Police Department, J. Joseph Breault was driving westbound on Merrill Road when he struck a curb with his front tire, causing him to be tossed from his bike.

Breault, the owner of Jimmy's Restaurant, was found a few feet from his motorcycle, which was on fire.

He was brought to the Berkshire Medical Center with a broken leg and a collapsed lung.  He has since been transferred to Baystate Medical Center for a CAT Scan.

The area Breault was injured is commonly called "Dead Man's Corner."  It was blocked off for about 2 hours as emergency crews cleared the scene.


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