Motorcyclist Injured in Vehicle Crash in Loyalsock Township

LOYALSOCK TOWNSHIP -- A motorcyclist was injured Saturday May 6 in a crash that occurred at 11:48 a.m. at the intersection of East Third Street and Westiminster Drive. According to State Police in Montoursville, Frank C. Long, 30, of Williamsport was traveling east in the left lane of East Third Street in a 2004 Buick Rendezvous as John H. Wilton, 54, of Muncy, was riding a 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling west in the right lane. Long attempted to make a left turn onto Westminster Drive and failed to yield to oncoming traffic, causing Wilton's motorcycle to hit Long's car in the right passenger side rear door. Wilton was ejected from the motorcycle, traveling 20 feet from the initial point of impact.

Wilton sustained injuries and was transported by ambulance to UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport, and later was taken to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. A nursing supervisor at Geisinger said as of Monday night he was in ICU. Long was not injured. Police said Wilton was wearing a helmet. Loyalsock Fire and EMS and Action Towing assisted at the scene. Long was cited for attempting the left turn without yielding and Wilton was cited for driving without a valid license.

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