Seven Injured In Four Motorcycle Crashes In Brown County

September 10, 2011 | Blog

Seven people were injured in four separate Brown County-area motorcycle accidents over Labor Day weekend.

According to reports, the first crash occurred Friday afternoon about 5:30 p.m. when a woman and man on a motorcycle collided with the back end of a pickup truck. The woman was airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital and  the man was taken to a local hospital.

The second crash occurred Saturday afternoon on Indiana 135S, just south of Orchard Road.

Bruce Wilhelm, 57, lost control of his motorcycle that he and Kathleen Wilhelm, 56, were on. Bruce attempted to avoid a tree, but was thrown down on the pavement instead. Both Bruce and Kathleen were treated at a local hospital.

The third and fourth accidents occurred about the same time and location.

About 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon, fifty-nine-year-old Timothy Hayes drove off the side of the rode and down an embankment. He and his wife, 54-year-old Toni Hayes were thrown from the motorcycle. Timothy was flown to an Indianapolis Hospital and his wife was treated at the scene.

The fourth accident occurred when a rider, who had been following the Hayes’ motorcycle, also crashed. Fifty-six-year-old Betty Baker’a motorcycle’s front tire locked as she was driving it and she lost control. She drove off the road and into a tree. She was treated at a local hospital.

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