On September 22, 2017 at approximately 1803 hours, the Scarsdale Police Department responded to a serious injury automobile and motorcycle accident that occurred on Post Road / Route 22 and Wayside Lane. Due to the serious nature of the accident and the investigation at the scene, Post Road / Route 22 was completely closed in both directions between Sherbrooke Road and Crane Road for the remainder of the evening.
The operator of the motorcycle was treated at the scene by paramedics from the Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps and immediately transported to the Westchester Medical Center for treatment. The operator of the other vehicle was not injured. The operator of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the Westchester Medical Center. The motorcyclist is identified as Junio Aridio, 44 years of age, from Mount Vernon, NY.
The Scarsdale Police Department was assisted at the accident scene by the Westchester County Police Accident Investigation Unit. Updated information will be released as the investigation progresses.