Motorcyclist injured during rear-end accident

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) – A motorcyclist, who wasn’t wearing a helmet, is recovering after rear ending a vehicle Wednesday.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection Westnedge Avenue and Academy Street, according to a Kalamazoo Public Safety news release.

The motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Westnedge Avenue when the driver rear ended a mid-size sedan, the release said.

Police found the motorcyclist at fault and was cited for driving without due care and operating a motorcycle without a cycle endorsement.

The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. The driver was taken to the hospital and is stable condition.

Anyone with information regarding the accident is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 269.337.8994 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.

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