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.