Sunday, June 22, 2014

6-23-14 motorcycle-horse accident

Two people were seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in Fond du lac County.   Rescue personnel were called to the scene on  Highway 45 at Northwestern Ave. in the Town of Friendship Saturday morning.  When deputies arrived they learned that a motorcycle operated by a  57 yr. old Fond du Lac man, was traveling northbound on Hwy 45 when he lost control avoiding a horse that was running in the roadway.  As a result of the accident, the operator and his 53 year old female passenger were ejected from the motorcycle.  Both parties received severe head injuries as a result of the accident. The male party was taken to Theda Clark Hospital for treatment of his injuries while the female was taken to St. Agnes Hospital for her injuries. Both subjects were not wearing helmets. The investigation is continuing. The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Van Dyne First Responders and Fire Department, Theda Star Helicopter, a NFDL Ambulance and a City of Fond du Lac Paramedic Unit.

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