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Scooter rider seriously injured in crash

Posted at 4:14 PM, Jan 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-10 16:48:42-05

Police are investigating a serious crash.

It happened around 11:16 a.m. on Saturday near Bonanza Road and Clarkway Drive.

Witness statements and evidence at the scene indicate the Chevrolet pickup, which was towing the Voyager trailer, was traveling eastbound on Bonanza Road, in the left turn lane to northbound Clarkway Drive.

The motorized scooter was traveling westbound on Bonanza Road in the right travel lane, east of Clarkway Drive. The Chevrolet pickup turned left at which time the motorized scooter fell over onto its right side, slid along the roadway, and came to rest in the left travel lane.

The rider was ejected and came to rest in the right travel lane. The rider was transported to UMC Trauma with lifethreatening injuries.

It was determined that the scooter did not make contact with the Chevrolet pickup or trailer.

This collision remains under investigation.