Hagerstown man airlifted after motorcycle accident on I-81 in Franklin County


A Hagerstown man was flown to York Hospital on Saturday night, after losing control of his motorcycle on Interstate-81 near Chambersburg.

Troopers with Pennsylvania State Police said Marshall Branch, 31, was traveling southbound on his Harley-Davidson near mile marker 14 around 7 p.m. They said he drifted onto the rumble strips on his left-hand side, and then lost traction.

The motorcycle tipped over, sliding into the median. Branch, who was wearing a helmet, suffered a possible broken leg from the crash.

The Chambersburg Fire Department also assisted at the scene.

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