Berryville Resident Injured in Motorcycle Accident

Police_Car_logoOn March 6th, police in Purcellville, VA were operating radar in the 500 block of A St. when they observed a motorcycle exceeding the speed limit. Police attempted to stop the rider, but the rider increased his speed in an attempt to elude police. The officer lost sight of the motorcycle but located it shortly after it had crashed into a jersey barrier near Yaxley Dr. The rider was given first aid at the scene and medivaced to Fairfax Hospital. The motorcycle rider was identified as Francis Lewis, a 47 year old male from Berryville. The crash is under investigation and charges are pending.