Motorcycle crash sends one to hospital with life-threatening injuries

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A 35-year-old Howell resident was transported to the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, with life-threatening injuries following a motorcycle crash at the intersection of East Grand River Avenue and Westbury Blvd. in Genoa Township.

According to a release from he Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, the driver was operating a 2012 Harley Davidson and heading west on East Grand River Avenue at approximately 4:52 p.m., and lost control while attempting to avoid traffic entering East Grand River Avenue from Westbury Blvd.

The driver was transported to UM Hospital by Livingston County EMS. The westbound lanes of East Grand River were closed for approximately one hour during the investigation.

Speed appears to be a factor in the crash. The driver was not wearing a helmet. The crash remains under investigation by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Traffic Safety Division.

Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Brighton Area Fire Department and Livingston County EMS.

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  1. Curious …you said “speed Appears to be a factor in the crash, In addition To the driver not wearing a helmet”….What does not wearing a helmet have to do with the cause of the accident?

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