UPDATE: Falls Township Police Investigating Serious Accident
The bicyclist, Patricia B Harman, 70 years old from the Thornridge section of Falls Township was taken off of the ventilator Thursday (11 July 2019) and passed away.
The motorcyclist, Ryan M Pfaff , 27 years old from Fairless Hills has since been released from St Mary Hospital and is recovering from his injuries.
On July 10th, 2019 at 1815 hours, Falls Township Police Responded to the area of Spirit Financial Credit Union, located at 8535 New Falls Road for a report of a serious traffic accident involving a motorcycle and a pedestrian. Initial reports indicate the pedestrian was traveling on a bicycle westbound on New Falls Road using the right hand shoulder. As the pedestrian reached the area of Spirit Financial she began to cross over New Falls Road at which time she was struck by the motorcycle who was traveling in the westbound travel lane. First officers on scene found both parties involved, each suffering injuries from the accident. The pedestrian involved sustained critical injuries and was subsequently flown to Thomas Jefferson Trauma Center in Philadelphia for further medical treatment. The motorcyclist remains at St. Mary Hospital and is being treated for his injuries. Anyone with additional information regarding the accident is asked to contact Ofc. J. Rhodunda at (215) 949-9100 ext: 442