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News Release

Motorcycle Personal Injury Crash on private property 2977-17

NATURE: Personal Injury Motorcycle Crash (Private Property)

DATE AND TIME: Sunday May 28, 2017 2:55 PM

VENUE: Private Blueberry Field, 268 Dix Road, Breedsville, Columbia Township

RELATED COMPLAINT #: 2977-17

DRIVER INFORMATION:

51 Year Old Male, Grand Junction Resident (Name to be released later)

VEHICLE INFORMATION:

2015 ZERO DSR ZF 13.0, Electric, All-Purpose Motorcycle

INFORMATION:

Sheriff Dan Abbott reports that on Sunday May 28, 2017 at approximately 2:55 pm Deputies along with Medical Personnel were dispatched to the dead-end of Harmony Lane, Breedsville for a 911 call reporting a motorcycle accident with injuries.

Upon Deputies arrival a 51 Year Old Grand Junction resident was found to be laying on the ground next to a entrance of a blueberry field. The Driver was found to have significant injuries. Investigation determined that the Driver was preparing to enter a Private Blueberry Field when the All-Purpose electric Motorcycle lost traction in some mud ejecting the driver from the motorcycle. Air Care was summoned to the scene were the driver was airlifted to Borgess Medical Center for his injuries. Alcohol does appear to be a contributing factor in the crash. Deputies were assisted by Pride Care Ambulance, Columbia Fire Department and Air Care.

 

INVESTIGATING DEPUTIES:

K9 Deputy Scott Schmitt, Deputy Eric Calhoun, Deputy Andrew Galer

SUPERVISOR CONTACT:

The on duty sergeant can be reached at 269-657-3101 or Operations Lieutenant Jim Charon can be reached at 269-657-2006/e-mail: charonj@vbco.org

Jim Charon