LACKAWANNA COUNTY – A man from Lake Ariel operating a motorcycle crashed at an Interstate 81 ramp in Moosic, May 21st, suffering moderate injuries, State Police said.
Gary L. Salerno, 51, of Lake Ariel, was heading southbound. At 2:55 p.m. he was at the MP 180 exit ramp when he lost control of the 2003 Harley-Davidson Softail. The motorcycle had hit gravel, began to loose traction and struck a "right turn" PennDOT sign.
The motorcycle flipped and ejected the operator into the grassy median, said Trooper Mark Prushinski. Pennsylvania Ambulance took Salerno to Geisinger Community Medical Center for treatment.
Police said that Salerno was not wearing any protective clothing. He as facing charges for various traffic violations, Trooper Prushinski said.
Ariel motorcyclist crashes
May 23, 2014 at 3:34 PM