Motorcyclist injured after hit-skip accident in Lake Co.
PERRY TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) -
The Lake County Sheriff's Office says a motorcyclist was seriously injured after an SUV ran a red light at an intersection in Perry Township Friday night.
Just before 7 p.m., sheriff deputies along with the Perry Twp. Fire Department responded to the intersection of S.R. 84 and Madison Ave./Vrooman Rd. for a reported injury accident.
According to a press release from the Lake Co. Sheriff's Office the investigation revealed that a 59-year-old Painesville resident was operating his 1985 Honda Motorcycle northeast bound on S.R. 84 and had stopped to make a left turn onto Madison Ave.
As the motorcyclist was waiting to turn, a black SUV entered the intersection west bound from Vrooman Rd.
Authorities say the SUV had run a red light at the intersection and struck the motorcyclist, flipping the bike onto its side and ejecting the operator to the pavement.
The SUV slowed for a moment then fled the scene west bound on Madison Ave.