2018-06-13 / Police Beat

Lapeer man, 25, injured in motorcycle accident

LAPEER — A Lapeer man, 25, was seriously injured Monday morning when a truck pulled into the path of the motorcycle he was riding at the intersection of West Genesee and Main Street (M-24). The motorcycle rider was wearing a helmet and was conscious following the collision.

Lapeer Police Dept. Det./Sgt. Craig Gormley said at approximately

6:30 a.m. a 1988 Chevrolet pickup truck traveling west of Genesee Street turned onto southbound Main Street in front of a 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle that was eastbound on Genesee Street.

The driver of the truck was a Lapeer man, 59.

The motorcycle rider was transported to McLaren Lapeer Region and later transferred to another facility for treatment.

Investigation of the accident continues. No fault has been established at this point until police conclude interviews with the Michigan Dept. of Transportation regarding the traffic signal to determine which vehicle had right of way.

Jeff Hogan

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