One Injured In Highway 40 Motorcycle Accident

A man was injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday Morning on Highway 40 west of Maybell. The 76-year-old from Washington initially failed to see another biker he was traveling with pull off the highway near Elk Springs. According to Captain Conrad of the Colorado State Patrol, after seeing that his companion had pulled over, the man slammed on his brakes, resulting in him losing control of his motorcycle. The man, who was wearing a helmet when the accident occurred, sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries. He was flown to a hospital in Grand Junction for treatment.

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