Rider hurt after Rochester motorcycle accident

Police say he lost control after a car pulled out in front of him.

Posted: May 16, 2018 7:13 PM
Updated: May 16, 2018 8:55 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. - A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital after an accident Wednesday.

Rochester police say it happened around 6 pm on northbound 15th Avenue SE, right in front of Cub Foods. A 46-year-old motorcycle rider had to avoid a car that pulled out in front of him, lost control of his bike and had to lay it down. Police say the man slid some distance before coming to a stop.

He was transported to St. Mary’s by Gold Cross Ambulance for treatment of undefined injuries. Police say he was not wearing a helmet.

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