Friday crash sends local motorcyclist to hospital

A local motorcyclist remains in hospital care recovering from injuries he suffered on Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash that took place on East Third Street at its intersection with Tinsman Avenue in Loyalsock Township.

According to police, the crash took place as Georgine W. Miller, 58, of Muncy, was traveling west on East Third Street in a Plymouth Breeze. Meanwhile, Calvin F. Phillips II, 44, of Trout Run, was heading east on East Third Street on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Miller attempted to make a left turn into the parking lot of the KFC restaurant. According to police, she failed to notice Phillips on his motorcycle in the right lane. The car’s front end hit the left side of the Harley-Davidson. The impact caused the bike to travel about 6 feet before coming to a rest, according to reports.

Miller, who was not injured, brought her vehicle to a stop in the KFC parking lot.

Phillips was taken to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville by ambulance with severe injuries. As of Sunday night, he was listed in critical condition, according to hospital officials.

Damage to both vehicles was minor, according to police.