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Minor injuries in car-motorcycle accident

Emergency workers clean up following a crash early Monday evening involving a car and a motorcycle.

Traffic was slowed on Flagstaff Avenue but it does not appear there were any life-threatening injuries in a collision between a car and a motorcycle early Monday evening.

According to Farmington police the motorcycle was southbound on Flagstaff around 5:20 p.m. when an eastbound car pulled out from 200th Street. The motorcycle hit the front right quarter panel of the car the rider was thrown through the air.

It does not appear the driver of the car came to a complete stop at a stop sign. There was no stop sign for traffic on Flagstaff.

The motorcycle driver, who police estimated was in his 40s, was taken to Regions Hospital complaining of back and shoulder pain. The driver of the car, estimated to be in his late teens or early 20s, did not complain of injuries.

Nathan Hansen

Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.

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