Motorcyclist injured in Route 165 crash

Motorcycle crash
A motorcyclist was injured in a crash on Route 165 Friday afternoon.

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SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) — A motorcyclist sustained minor injuries Friday afternoon when he was struck from behind by a car while trying to turn into his business.

The crash happened about 4:30 p.m. on state Route 165 by the Quaker City Raceway. Police said the motorcyclist was turning into his auto body repair shop, JD2, when a car hit him from behind, pushing the motorcycle about 50 yards. Skid marks could be seen on the pavement, according to a witness.

The motorcyclist was alert and talking at the scene, according to witnesses. He was taken by ambulance to St. Elizabeth Health Center.


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