Brookville Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash on Route 36

ELDRED TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – Marienville-based State Police say a one-vehicle accident occurred on Route 36, in Eldred Township, Jefferson County.

According to police, around 11:45 a.m. on April 18, 41-year-old Russell E. Price, of Brookville, was traveling southbound on SR 36, and his 1988 Honda Shadow traveled off the western side of the roadway for a distance of approximately 15 feet and impacted an embankment.

After striking the embankment, the motorcycle re-entered SR 36 and fell onto its right side and slid approximately 20 feet before coming to a final rest in the southbound lane of the roadway, police say.

Price suffered minor injuries and refused medical treatment at the scene, according to police.

He was using a motorcycle helmet.

The motorcycle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene in the bed of Price’s truck, police say.

The southbound lane of SR 36 was closed for approximately 45 minutes; however, traffic was not detoured, according to police.

Price was charged with a traffic violation.

Sigel EMS assisted at the scene.

The above report was released to on April 27, 2015.

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