Motorcycle Accident Involves One Injury


(Le Mars) — Early Thursday afternoon at about 12:45 p.m. an accident happened at the intersection of 6th Avenue S.W. and 6th Street S.W. near the Dairy Queen restaurant.  According to the Le Mars Police apparently, a car had struck a Harley Davidson motorcycle from behind causing the motorcycle rider to lose control.  Skid marks on the Business Highway 75 show the motorcycle had slid on the pavement for a distance of approximately 50 to 75 feet.  The motorcyclist incurred some injuries, but they were not thought to be life-threatening.  The accident victim was transported to the Floyd Valley Healthcare by the Le Mars Ambulance.  Traffic was reduced to one lane each way for nearly a half hour while authorities investigated the accident scene. Responding to the scene were the Le Mars Police Department, Le Mars Fire and Rescue Department, Le Mars Ambulance, and the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office.