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Man injured in motorcycle accident involving semitrailer

By David Self Newlin and Nkoyo Iyamba | Posted - Mar 10th, 2013 @ 8:45pm

LOGAN — A man sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries near Logan Sunday afternoon in an accident involving a semitrailer.

At about 3:20 p.m., a man on a motorcycle traveling west on SR-89 lost control of his vehicle and laid it down in Sardine Canyon, according to UHP Trooper Cameron Roden.

The semitrailer then hit the motorcycle , which was caught under the trailer.

The man received serious injuries to the lower half of his body and was transported to a Cache County hospital for treatment. He was in fair condition as of Sunday night.

The driver was uninjured. The road was closed for a short time while medical crews tended to the victim.

Police are not sure what caused the driver to lose control of the motorcycle. The investigation is still underway.

David Self Newlin
    Nkoyo Iyamba

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