Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Crash with Car on C.R. 13 in Daphne, Alabama
DAPHNE, AL. – According to a news report posted at al.com, a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash with a car on County Road 13 in Daphne, Alabama. It is not yet clear how the accident happened, and the victim has not been identified by investigating officials. It is unclear if any charges will be filed.*
The accident happened in the evening at the crossing of County Road 13 with Whispering Pines Road. The Daphne Police Department and Al.com report that around 6:30 p.m., authorities were called to the intersection on a report of a traffic accident. Officers went to the scene and found that a motorcycle and a passenger car had been involved in a collision. The makes and models for the two vehicles were not provided in the report.
The news report says that the passenger car hit the motorcycle, but the report does not describe the way in which the accident took place. It is unclear if the crash happened during the course of a turn or if it happened in some other way. Officers responding to the call did not give information about whether one party failed to yield to the other. While investigators did not provide factors that might have been involved, they did say that they did not think alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash.
Al.com reports that the motorcyclist was injured in the collision, and crews took him to a local hospital for treatment. His injuries were described as serious. His age and hometown were not reported. It does not appear anyone was riding with him.
The driver of the car was not identified in the report, and the report did not say if he or she sustained any injuries. Investigation into the accident is still underway at this time.
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