Motorcycle crashes into vehicle in rural Southeast Rochester

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) – A motorcyclist broke his leg after hitting a vehicle at a rural southeast Rochester intersection over the weekend.

Investigators are still investigating the crash, but Sheriff Captain James Schueller said the 43-year-old motorcyclist was traveling east on Southeast 20th Street when his motorcycle struck the passenger side of a vehicle in westbound turning left on 40th. Southeast Ave. The crash caused the driver to be ejected from his motorcycle and land in a ditch on the north side of the intersection.

The motorcyclist broke his leg and was taken to a nearby hospital. It is believed he was traveling at around 45 mph at the time of the crash, Schueller said. The accident happened shortly before noon on Saturday.

The identity of the motorcyclist and the other driver has not been disclosed. It is not yet known whether the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet.

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