On May 2nd just before 8pm, Freeland Police, State Police, Butler Township Police, Freeland Fire, Foster Township Fire, and EMS responded to a motorcycle accident along Main Street in Upper Lehigh.
The accident occurred in an area very close to Freeland Borough, Foster Township, and Butler Township's municipal lines causing the response of multiple departments.
The accident was within Foster Township, with Foster Township Fire and State Police commanding the scene.
The male victim, identified as Dan Giordano, suffered a severe head wound when the motorcycle struck a guard rail. Initial reports of the scene described Giordano as being unresponsive and bleeding severely from a head wound. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
Giordano was flown via medical helicopter to a trauma center.
On May 4th a GoFundMe was set up for Giordano. The page, found here, states that Giordano sustained serious traumatic brain injury and is currently in a coma.
Via the GoFundMe:
"While Trista works, Dan has always been the foundation of their beautiful family. This is already taking a huge financial toll on a family with four incredible children, and will continue to throughout. Any donations are appreciated and will be put towards the medical expenses and expense of Trista not leaving her husband’s side, as she prays for him to open his eyes, and any other expenses that may be aquirred due to this horrible accident."
In just three days, the GoFundMe has received over $1,900 towards helping the family in need.
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