Friday, May 15, 2009


Call Time: 11:32 AM Friday May 15, 2009
Lorain – A driver who did not check his blind spot while changing lanes was the cause of a crash in Lorain Friday afternoon.

Sheffield Township Firefighters treated and transported a man who had been riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle west on Cooper Foster Park Road when a man pulled into his lane causing him to crash. Police say that the driver of the 4 door Blazer was traveling in the westbound straight lane when he made a move to get into the left turning lane. The driver said he did not see the motorcycle as he was making the move.

Witnesses say that as the motorcyclist crashed and slide about 50 feet before coming to rest in the middle of the road. The bike slide another 20 feet before coming to rest in the eastbound curb lane.

Firefighters transported the victim to Community Health Partners Emergency Room for evaluation of head and back pains.

Police say that the driver of the Blazer would be charged with failure to change lanes with caution.



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