Aero Med called to crash involving motorcycle

A motorcyclist was injured in a crash with a car in Ionia. (April 13, 2014)
A motorcyclist was injured in a crash with a car in Ionia. (April 13, 2014)

IONIA, Mich. (WOOD) — Aero Med was called to Ionia Sunday after a motorcyclist was injured in a crash.

It happened just before 3 p.m. in the area of Sprague and S. State roads, according to a release from the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said 23-year-old Vanessa Miller of Ionia was driving west on Sprague in a Pontiac when she turned in front a westbound motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle, 59-year-old Charles Maroulis of Orleans, hit the driver’s side of the Pontiac and came to a rest on its hood.

A motorcyclist was injured in a crash with a car in Ionia. (April 13, 2014)Ionia County Central Dispatch told 24 Hour News 8 Maroulis was unconscious immediately following the crash. Maroulis was conscious by the time Aero Med arrived on the scene. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

He was wearing a helmet, dispatchers said.

Miller was not hurt. She was cited at the scene, though a Sunday release did not specify the nature of that citation.

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