Man accused of DUI after motorcycle crash

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Robert Elwood Landis

Charges likely to be added after victim’s death

 Updated Monday morning

WESTTOWN — A Chesterbook man  died on Sunday evening at 7:40 p.m. at Paoli Hospital  after the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a pickup truck at the intersection of Stanton Road and US-202, late Friday, and the truck’s driver was charged with driving while under the influence alcohol or controlled substance among other charges, police said.

Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police said Liam Crowley, 24, was riding his Triumph motorcycle northbound on US-202 when a Dodge pickup truck driven by Robert Elwood Landis, 49, headed southbound on 202 attempted a left turn onto Stanton Road, allegedly striking the motorcycle. Crowley suffered multiple injuries and was transported from the scene by Good Fellowship Ambulance and Medic 91. He was in the intensive care unit at Paoli Hospital when he succumbed to his injuries.

Landis, of West Goshen, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance, driving while operating privileges are suspended or revoked for DUI and other traffic offenses, police said. He was remanded to the custody of Chester County Prison.

Police are seeking witnesses to the accident and anyone with information can call 610-692-5100.

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