Sunday, June 28, 2009


Grafton Township – A husband and wife were transported to Elyria Memorial Hospital Saturday night after the collided with two other motorcycles that they were riding with on Route 83 in Grafton.

Trooper Shawn Klein of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the couple was traveling north on 83 when the crash occurred. “A car that was also traveling north on 83 had stopped and was making a left turn into a private driveway in an attempt to turn around. The vehicle traveling behind her also stopped and then behind it was the motorcycles.”

Witnesses say that the first row of motorcycles stopped but the second did not. Trooper Klein said that 44-year-old Phillip Adkins of Wakeman struck the bike ahead of him sending he and his wife, who was riding with him, to the ground.

Klein said that Adkins and his wife were both transported to Elyria Memorial Hospital for minor injuries.

Adkins performed several field sobriety tests but failed. Klein said that he would be charged with Assured Clear Distance and OVI.



Blogger seraphene said...

The two biggest dangers to bikers are: ignorant drivers (of cars and other vehicles), and inexperienced bikers.
Harley's have loud tailpipes for a couple of reasons; one being - to get the attention of others on the road for the safety of the bikers.

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