Seriously Injured Man Lost Control Of His Motorcycle Before Hitting Tree

On Sunday evening, February 9, 2020, at about 11:52, Newark Police were dispatched to a report of a motorcycle crash on Paper Mill Road south of Wharton Drive, according to Lt. Andrew Rubin.

Rubin said responding officers found that a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was northbound on Paper Mill Road when the operator lost control of the motorcycle, crossed the southbound lane, struck an embankment off the west side of the roadway and then struck a tree.

The motorcycle operator, a 32-year-old Newark man, was ejected from the motorcycle suffered serious injuries. He was treated at the scene by New Castle County Paramedics and was transported to Christian Hospital by an ambulance from Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Company.

The roadway was closed for about two hours while officers investigated and cleared the scene.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Cpl. A. Vari at (302) 366-7100 x. 3486.

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