Motorcyclist critical after crash on I-80

JERSEY SHORE – James L. Cochrane, 54, of Jersey Shore, was listed in critical condition at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Tuesday afternoon with injuries suffered in a crash at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, on Interstate 80.

State police at Lamar report Cochrane was westbound in the left lane of I-80 when he under compensated in a right curve and crossed the gold line on the left shoulder. The cycle exited the roadway and entered onto the grass shoulder where the operator lost control. The motorcycle turned on its side and impacted an embankment on the roadside.

Cochrane suffered body and head injuries, police said. He was transported via LifeFlight to Geisinger.

His 2005 Harley-Davidson Super Glide was disabled, police said.