Motorcyclist Seriously Injured After Crashing Into Vehicle on Route 38
According to a report released by PSP Butler on Tuesday, September 19, this crash happened at 3:42 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12, on State Route 38 at its intersection with N Washington Road in Washington Township, Butler County.
Police say a 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe operated by 26-year-old Samantha E. Snyder, of Hilliards, was stopped N Washington Road at the intersection before clearing it and proceeding to turn left onto Route 38.
As Snyder was completing the turn, a 2014 Harley-Davidson Street Glide driven by 56-year-old Larry A. Dittmer, of Butler, approached the intersection at a high rate of speed and hit Snyder’s vehicle in the rear driver’s side fender.
Dittmer was not using a helmet and suffered suspected serious injuries.
He was airlifted to UPMC Presbyterian by STAT MedEvac.
Snyder and an infant passenger were not injured. She was using a seat belt, and the child was restrained in a child safety seat.
According to police, both drivers were charged with a traffic violation.
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