Rescue 1 and Engine 2 responded to a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and car at 2:00 this afternoon. The car was in the southbound lane waiting to make a left hand turn onto East Balsam when the motorcycle struck the passenger side rear of the car. The driver of the motorcycle was transported by ambulance to St. Mary’s hospital for treatment of injuries sustained from the accident. Firefighters had the southbound lane shut down until the wrecker company removed the motorcycle.
Firefighters were on scene for approximately 45 minutes.