1923 Ford car collides with Harley on Route 222, Richmond Township July 29

A 1923 Ford convertible car collided with a Harley Davidson motorcycle after pulling out from a parking lot onto Kutztown Road in Richmond Township on July 29, sending the motorcyclist to the hospital.

Fleetwood Police report that at 2:52 p.m., Linwood Gift, 67, Mohrsville, driving a 1923 Ford convertible, made a left hand turn from a parking lot onto Kutztown Road (Route 222) near Richmond Road, in front of a 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Maximo Serrano-Garcia, 73, Reading.

As a result of the crash, Serrano-Garcia fell off his motorcycle and struck his head. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and sustained a head injury. He was transported to Reading Hospital via Life Lion EMS.

Gift claimed he was not injured, according to police.

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The Ford sustained moderate front passenger side damage and was towed from the scene by Isamoyer’s Towing.

The Harley Davidson sustained moderate front and driver’s side damage and was towed from the scene by Isamoyer’s Towing.

Walnuttown Fire Company, Fleetwood Fire Company and fire police assisted on scene.

The roadway was not closed and traffic was not detoured during the investigation.

This incident is still under investigation.

The word “pulling out” has been removed from the article.

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