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Flight for Life Called to Rescue Injured Port Motorcyclist

A 21-year-old Port Washington man suffered "substantial" injuries to his leg after a 74-year-old Grafton man failed to yield at an intersection and the two collided; the Grafton man was also transported to the hospital with chest pain.

A 21-year-old Port Washington man is recovering from "substantial" leg injuries after being thrown 45 feet from his motorcycle when a motorist failed to yield and the two collided. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet.

The responded to the crash at 9:58 a.m. Friday at the intersection of County Highway C and Preserve Court in the town of Grafton, according to a press release. A 74-year-old Grafton man driving a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee was making a left turn from County Highway C onto Preserve Court and turned in front of the motorcyclist. The driver had been wearing a seatbelt.

The motorcyclist, driving a 1980 Suzuki, was thrown 45 feet from his bike; he was a wearing a full-face helmet but suffered "substantial" injuries to his right leg. Flight for Life was called and he was transported to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee.

The Grafton man was cited for failure to yield. He complained of chest pain after the crash, and was transported via ambulance to Aurora Hospital in Grafton. County Highway C was closed for about an hour and a half.

Greg June 15, 2012 at 07:48 PM
"The driver had been wearing a seatbelt." Was that added because that was all he was wearing?
Susie Ropiak June 16, 2012 at 04:18 PM
@ Greg, I can tell your therapist has been playing a lot of word association games with you. Therapist: "Greg, I'm going to read a sentence to you that you would likely find in an article about an accident between a motorcyclist and the driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee. There were serious injuries to the motorcyclist. Tell me the first thing that comes into your teeny, tiny mind when I mention that the driver of the Jeep Grand Cherokee was wearing a seatbelt. Ready, PERV?" You must have quite an imagination. Or maybe it was just wishful thinking. Either way, your comment was inappropriate and uncalled for.
Greg June 16, 2012 at 04:56 PM
You'll get over it.
Susie Ropiak June 17, 2012 at 07:08 AM
"You'll get over it." Was that added because teeny, tiny inappropriate responses are all your teeny, tiny mind thinks about, TEENY, TINY?
Greg June 17, 2012 at 02:38 PM
I guess you won't.
Terry June 18, 2012 at 02:40 AM
*Shrug* Think what you will, but I chuckled when I read his post.
Susie Ropiak June 20, 2012 at 06:49 AM
*Shrug* So did I.

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