Pennsylvania

Police chase ends when motorcyclist crashes into tractor trailer

LEACOCK TWP., Pa. - A police chase ended when a motorcycle officers were pursuing crashed into a tractor trailer.

The incident happened Sunday just after 3 a.m. in Leacock Township, Lancaster County.

State police say a motorcyclist they attempted to pull over failed to stop in the 400 block of East Newport Road.

Police say a pursuit began and continued onto Route 340 west.

The motorcyclist, a 22-year-old man, then turned around near Route 896 and traveled east on Route 340.

The motorcycle then struck a tractor trailer between Mill Creek Road and Lynwood Road.

Police say he was transported to a local hospital and is being treated for serious injuries.


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