Motorcyclist injured in Champaign

Motorcyclist injured in Champaign

CHAMPAIGN — A Champaign man was injured when a car driver turned in front of his motorcycle in west Champaign Thursday night.

Champaign police Sgt. Bruce Ramseyer said the accident happened at 8:43 p.m. at the intersection of Mattis and Kirby avenues.

Justin Cook, 18, of Bondville, was eastbound on Kirby and turned north on to Mattis in front of Patrick Grady.

Grady, 43, was going west through the green light on his motorcycle when Cook turned in front of him. Grady was found lying on the ground by the northwest corner and was taken by ambulance to Carle Foundation Hospital, Ramseyer said.

Officials there had no information on him.

Cook was ticketed for failure to yield turning left.

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areader wrote on August 22, 2014 at 9:08 pm