Coroner ID’s Croydon Man Killed in Falls Pothole Motorcycle Accident as Public Outrage Mounts
Bucks County Coroner, Meredith Buck, announced today that the man who died this past Saturday, August 12, 2023, in a motorcycle accident on Route 13 in Falls Township was 32-year-old David Koleski of Croydon.
According to police and eyewitnesses, Koleski lost control of his motorcycle after hitting potholes on Bristol Pike, just south of the intersection with Mill Creek Road Saturday morning.
Public outrage at the condition of the roadway, has been intense on the Lower Bucks Source Facebook page with several commenters
The picture provided below is in close proximity to the accident scene however, its does not appear to be the “series of potholes” Koleski struck before losing control of his motorcycle and crashing. Lower Bucks County is untold numbers of motorcycle enthusiasts, riders and clubs frequenting heavily traveled roadways such as Bristol Pike.
” I called and complained many times. Even making posts on Facebook to warn motorcyclists,” concerned citizen Edward Fino said.
His cause of death is multiple injuries and the manner of death is determined to be accidental, Buck said.
Alcohol, drugs or a medical emergency were not believed to be factors in causation of the accident, police said The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision, authorities said Saturday
The decedent’s next of kin has been notified and on behalf of the Bucks County Coroner’s Office, Coroner Buck conveys deepest condolences to his family and friends for their tragic loss.
Koleski’s family has yet to comment publicly about their loss and Saturday’s tragic accident.
Anyone with information regarding the accident is asked to contact the assigned investigator, Sergeant Bryan White, at (215) 328-8519, or via email at email@example.com, or anonymously at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lower Bucks Source contacted PennDOT to ask about reported potholes and roadway defects which officials said contributed to the young man’s death. A response has yet to be received as of Monday evening.