Friday afternoon Motorcycle Accident injures Teen UPDATE
3:10 p.m. A non-contact motorcycle accident on Friday afternoon sent a man to the hospital with serious injuries.
Hays Police Department Lt. Ron Rounkles told Hays Post, “A 19 year old man was driving a motorcycle north bound in the right lane of 1700 block of Vine Street just after 12 noon. He swerved to avoid a northbound pickup in the left lane, driven by a 32-year old man. The truck driver changed lanes and did not see the motorcycle.
The motorcycle slid an undetermined distance. A preliminary investigation indicated the motorcycle rider was not wearing a helmet. His motorcycle was heavily damaged. He was transported to Hays Medical Center. There is no indication of impairment of either vehicle operator at this point in the investigation, which remains active. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident or might have any information is encouraged to contact Hays Police.”
1 :20 p.m. While you were at lunch, Hays Police and Ellis County Emergency Medical staff were responding to an injury accident at 19th and Vine Street. A car and Kawasaki motorcycle were involved. One person was transported to Hays Medical Center. No other details are currently available. Stay tuned to Eagle Radio and
check Hays Post for more information as it becomes available.