An Orwigsburg woman succumbed to injuries she sustained in a motorcycle crash in Schuylkill County on Saturday morning.
According to State Police in Schuylkill Haven, the crash happened at about 11:15 a.m. along Fair Rd. (aka Route 895) in S. Manheim Twp., just east of Jan Drive and its intersection with Fair Rd.
At that time and place, 50-year-old Leslie Gingrich, of Orwigsburg, was headed west on 895 on her 2006 Harley-Davidson Sportster. As she “avoid hitting a large depression in the stoned area of the roadway”, Gingrich, who was not wearing a helmet as she was riding, lost control of the motorcycle.
She sustained life-threatening injuries in the crash and was rushed by ambulance to Geisinger-St. Luke’s Hospital near Orwigsburg. Police say Gingrich died at the hospital from injuries she sustained in the crash.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing, according to police information.
June 5, 2022 at 11:57 am
Harley People think they are to Tough and Smart to wear any protective gear, Its just Darwinism …
June 6, 2022 at 1:51 am
That’s a horrible thing to write.