A Utica woman was seriously injured when her motorcycle collided with a Whitestown Police Department patrol car on the Route 5 ramp approaching the Oriskany Boulevard overpass.

According to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, the patrol car was stopped in the single lane of traffic assisting a motorist.

49-year old Mary Tartaglia suffered multiple fractures and other injuries.

She was taken to a Utica hospital and later transfered to a Syracuse Hospital where she's in serious condition.

The accident remains under investigation.