Pennsylvania man falls 27 feet to street below following motorcycle crash

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HAWTHORNE – A Pennsylvania man was critically injured Sunday night after he lost control of his motorcycle on an entrance ramp to the Cross County Parkway and fell 27 feet to the street below.

Angel Lopez, 20, of West Hazelton, Pennsylvania, was taken by ambulance to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla following the accident, which occurred about 11 p.m. He remained in critical condition Monday morning.

Lopez was traveling on the entrance ramp from the Bronx River Parkway to the eastbound Cross County Parkway when he struck a concrete divider and was propelled off the motorcycle. He fell 27 feet on to Midland Avenue, according to police.

Westchester County Police responded to the scene along with the Yonkers Police Department, Yonkers Fire Department and Empress Ambulance Service.

Entrance ramps to the eastbound Cross County Parkway were closed until 3 a.m. while the accident investigation was conducted.