Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Accident

Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Accident

by WHIZ Reporter on August 1, 2012

One man is in the hospital with serious injuries after police say a car struck a motorcycle Wednesday afternoon.

Zanesville Police responded to the scene just after 4 p.m.

Patrolman Joel Tignor said 27-year-old Christa Jewell of Zanesville pulled out in front of a motorcyclist at the intersection of Ridge Avenue and Gray street.

Police say the motorcyclist is 64-year-old Arthur Mickens of Zanesville, who was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Officer Tignor said Mickens was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

No other injuries were reported.

Jewell was cited with failure to yield.