Bethlehem police investigating fatal motorcycle crash

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SELKIRK, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Bethlehem police said Scott Seavey, 50, of Selkirk has died overnight as a result of his injuries after being involved in a serious motorcycle crash that happened Saturday night.

Police said they responded around 9:45 p.m. to a report of a motorcycle crash on Creble Road at the intersection of Elm Avenue in Selkirk. A passing motorist noticed the crash off the roadway and called police.

Once on scene police said Seavey was found to be in serious condition. He was treated on scene and taken to Albany Medical Center Hospital where he passed away overnight due to multiple injuries as a result of the crash.

The crash scene was investigated by the Bethlehem Police Department who determined Seavey was operating his 2015 Harley Davidson motorcycle, northbound on Creble Road, when for unknown reasons at this time, he crossed the double yellow line and went off the road on the southbound shoulder and landed in a ditch just off the roadway.

Bethlehem police are asking anyone who may have been in the area between 8:45 p.m. and 9:40 p.m. who could have information related to the crash to contact them at (518)-439-9973.

Police said at this time the investigation is ongoing and it has not yet been determined if speed or alcohol were involved in the crash, awaiting toxicology reports. All contributing factors are being investigated.

Creble Road was closed from the time of the crash until 4:00 a.m. on Sunday morning while police investigated the scene. The road has since been reopened.

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