Details Released on Allegheny Blvd. Van vs. Motorcycle Crash That Left One Seriously Injured

ROSE TWP., Jefferson Co., Pa. (EYT) – State Police have released the details of a recent two-vehicle crash that left one man seriously injured in Rose Township, Jefferson County.

According to police, around 6:55 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28, Jeremy M. Lawson, 25, of Corsica, was operating a 2000 Ford Econoline and Jim Mainwaring, 60, of Reynoldsville, was operating a 2010 Harley-Davidson Soft-Tail. Both vehicles were traveling south on State Route 36/Allegheny Boulevard at its intersection with Maplevale Road.

Police say Lawson signaled indicating a left turn and entered the left turning lane and Mainwaring proceded forward into the right through lane when Lawson abruptly swerved into the right lane and struck Mainwaring’s motorcycle.

Mainwaring was flown to UPMC Altoona for treatment of serious injuries.

Lawson and his passenger, Madelyn P. Mullet, 23, of Strattanville, were both wearing seatbelts and were not injured.

Lawson’s vehicle sustained minor damage to the front passenger side and front passenger side tire. Mainwaring’s vehicle sustained damage to its front right side.

Brookville Volunteer Fire Company assisted with traffic control.

McPherson Auto Body assisted with removal of Mainwaring’s motorcycle.

Lawson was cited for a traffic violation.


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