Motorcyclist injured in an accident with a truck on route 442 near Muncy | New
Muncy, Pa .– A motorcyclist was seriously injured Monday night when his motorcycle collided with a truck on Route 442 in Muncy Creek Township.
The motorcyclist, Pete Rose, 42, of Orangeville, was rushed to UPMC Williamsport with suspected serious injuries as a result of the crash at 7:08 p.m., according to Pennsylvania State Police in Montoursville. No further information was available on Rose’s condition, as UPMC’s policy is not to disclose the conditions to the media.
Police say a Mack truck driven by Matthew G. Neidig, 44, of Hughesville, was heading east on Route 442 and attempted to turn left onto Neufer Hollow Road directly into the motorcycle‘s path by Rose. Rose was traveling west on Route 442 and her Harley Davidson motorcycle hit the front bumper of the truck.
The impact caused Rose’s motorcycle to strike a guide rail at the intersection of Route 442 and Neufer Hollow Road before coming to a complete stop, police said.
Neidig was not injured, state police said.
The Muncy and Lairdsville Fire and EMS companies responded to the scene, as did the Susquehanna Regional EMS.
Police continue to investigate.