Update: More details revealed in 1923 Ford and Harley collision

Police provided more details regarding a July 29 collision between a 1923 Ford convertible car a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Previously in a July 29 police release to media, Fleetwood Police reported 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.

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, police said.

He was transported to Reading Hospital via Life Lion EMS.

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Gift told police at the scene that he was not injured, according to police.

At the time of the police release to media, police were still investigating the collision. On Aug. 10, Fleetwood Borough Police Chief Steven Stinsky told Berks-Mont Newspapers that the information sent to media outlets is a press release and not the official accident report: “A brief recap of incidents that may be of interest to the general public with information that is available at the time. It is not meant to be a comprehensive accounting.”

Regarding the July 29 collision between the 1923 Ford and the Harley, Stinsky said, “He (Gift) pulled out and about 2 seconds later, the motorcycle ran into him.”

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.

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Lisa Mitchell

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