A motorcycle collision on Route 51 in Westmoreland County occurred late Friday night at the intersection of McKenery Drive near C. Harper Ford. Police report that the motorcycle was traveling south approaching the intersection on Route 51. The other vehicle involved was traveling north when it made a left turn into the path of the motorcycle. After colliding, the motorcyclist was thrown 70 feet down an embankment. The motorcyclist was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of his serious injuries.
Police are not referring to the accident as a hit and run, however, the driver who struck the motorcycle did flee the scene. After a few days, the driver turned herself in to local police. The driver at fault will face several charges.
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When a motorcyclist is involved in an accident, the injuries they sustain can be life threatening. If you or a loved one suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle accident, do not assume the accident was your fault. You may have the right to recover money for medical bills, wage loss and pain and suffering.