Two motorcycle riders hospitalized after colliding with vehicle in Manchester
Two motorcycle riders are in stable condition after a collision on Route 70 near Route 571 in Manchester on Monday afternoon.
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Manchester Police said that a black 2012 Toyota Camry was trying to turn left from Highway 70 east to head north onto Route 571 when a Harley Davidson motorcycle heading westbound collided with the driver side of the vehicle.
There was a green arrow permitting the Camry to turn prior to that collision, police said.
The impact of the crash led to the motorcycle driver and passenger being thrown from the bike.
Paul Logue, 55, Clermont, Florida, who was driving the motorcycle, suffered injuries to both legs and arms, and was flown to Jersey Shore University Medical Center by medevac helicopter and is listed in stable condition.
The passenger of the motorcycle, Teresa Logue, 50, Clermont, Florida, suffered extensive injuries to her left leg, and was also flown to Jersey Shore University Medical Center by medevac helicopter and is listed in stable condition.
Police said that Paul and Teresa were both wearing helmets at the time of the crash.
The driver of the Toyota Camry, Mary Antonell, 61 of Manchester, did not suffer any injuries in the accident.
The investigation into the crash is still ongoing, but at this point, Manchester Police said that the disregard of a traffic control device is the contributing cause of the motor vehicle accident.
Patrolman Conner Yatauro of the Manchester Township Police Traffic Safety Section is leading the investigation.