Cheyenne PD Responds to Motorcycle Accident
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on August 5, Cheyenne Police officers were called into an incident at the intersection of East Lincolnway and Plattee Ave where a motorcyclist was struck by an oncoming vehicle.
The collision occurred as the driver of a 2012 Ford F-150 truck attempted to turn left from East Lincolnway onto Platte Avenue. It was while making this turn that the truck collided with a 2013 Harley-Davidson Super Glide motorcycle driving down the Lincolnway in the opposite direction.
Response officers found the motorcyclist, a 70-year-old man from Cheyenne, was thrown from the bike and was seriously injured. He was transported to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center for treatment.
The driver of the truck, a 41-year-old man from Cheyenne, was cooperative and stayed behind to help officers with their investigation.
Impairment is not considered a factor in this collision.
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