Police: 1 motorcyclist hurt in 3-vehicle crash

MASSEYBURG – A 29-year-old Belleville man sustained major injuries after a three-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania State Police Huntingdon said.

Police said a 1998 Toyota Camry driven by Nolan Hess, 21, of Huntingdon, a 1999 Yamaha R1YZF, driven by a 29-year-old Belleville man, and a 1999 BMW M3 driven by James Dixon, 52, of Huntingdon, were traveling north on state Route 26, in Barree Township, when the Camry struck the motorcycle from behind.

According to the report, the 29-year-old was thrown from the motorcycle and was struck by the Camry.

Police said the the motorcycle, after it was struck by the Camry, traveled forward and hit the BMW.

Police said the 29-year-old was flown to Altoona Hospital for treatment of major injuries.

According to the report, state Route 26 was closed for more than three hours due to the crash and traffic was detoured by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

Police said the state police crash reconstruction team assisted at the scene along with area fire departments and PennDOT.

Police said the crash remains under investigation at this time. Police had not released the name of the 29-year-old as of press time on Wednesday.