Motorcyclist Life-Flighted Following Crash on Route 949
The accident occurred around 12:28 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, as a 2016 Indian Roadmaster was traveling south on Route 949, in Heath Township, Jefferson County, negotiating a right-hand curve in the roadway when the motorcycle lost traction and overturned onto its right side, according to Marienville-based State Police.
Police say the motorcycle slid approximately 25 feet to its final resting position on the right-hand shoulder of the road.
The operator was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and suffered unknown injuries.
According to police, he was life-flighted.
Sigel Fire Department and Sigel Ambulance assisted at the scene.
The name of the motorcyclist was not released.
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