Man hurt in cycle crash

June 25th, 2014 by Rieders Travis in Car Accidents

A single-vehicle motorcycle crash seriously injured a Trout Run man. According to Old Lycoming Township police Officer Robert Cochran, David G. Oliver, 42, was traveling south on Route 15 in Lewis Township when something went wrong with his motorcycle.

Police are investigating what caused the crash. Pieces of the bike were seen falling while Oliver was traveling down the road before he lost control of the vehicle.

Oliver initially was transported to Williamsport Regional Medical Center and later was taken by medical helicopter to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Oliver was in critical condition as of Sunday night.

Traffic was halted in the southbound lanes of Route 15 for more than an hour. At one point, traffic across all four lanes was shut down to allow the helicopter to land.

Fire crews from Old Lycoming and Hepburn townships and Trout Run, Loyalsock EMS and state police assisted at the scene.