Man injured in Elkhart County motorcycle accident
Posted: 03/30/2013 at 11:00 pm
By: Sharon Hernandez
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Officers from the St. Joseph County Police Department work at the scene of an accident on Ash Road just north of C.R. 24 Saturday March 30, 2013. A 54-year-old man was taken to the hospital after he lost control of his motorcycle. (Truth Photo By Sharon Hernandez)
Cpl. Ray Warren, with the St. Joseph County Police Department, said a 54-year-old man was riding a motorcycle north on County Line Road near C.R. 24 at a high speed when he lost control.
He hit a mailbox east of the road and was thrown from the motorcycle upon impact. The man and motorcycle landed west of the road. Warren said the back wheel of the motorcycle flew off and struck a power line.
The man was taken to Elkhart General Hospital to be treated for non life-threatening injuries.
Baugo Township EMS and Penn Township EMS also responded to the scene.