Flight for Life Called After Car vs. Motorcycle Crash

A 65-year-old man sustained serious injuries after he was hit by a vehicle while riding his motorcycle. The crash shut down traffic on Appleton Avenue and Menomonee Avenue for more than three hours Monday.

A 65-year-old man driving a motorcycle was seriously injured Monday after a vehicle struck him amidst rush-hour traffic on Appleton Avenue and Menomonee Avenue.

At roughly 5 p.m. Monday, the man was driving his motorcycle southbound on Appleton Avenue when a vehicle traveling westbound on Menomonee Avenue struck him, according to a news release from the Menomonee Falls Police Department. The man was immediately rushed to Froedtert Hospital via Flight for Life with serious, but not life-threatening injuries.            

Officers diverted traffic at the busy intersection for more than three hours as they investigated the accident scene. The accident remains under investigation.

Awake! November 20, 2012 at 12:57 PM
My prayers and thoughts go out to the family and a speedy recovery for the cycle rider!...Get well soon!...
Karen November 20, 2012 at 02:29 PM
Drove by there last night. My thoughts and prayers go out the man and his family.
cmf-l November 20, 2012 at 04:29 PM
I was glad to read that his injuries were not life threatening, as the looks of the accident were absolutely horrifying. I wish for a speedy recovery for this man.
Gary Fohey November 27, 2012 at 10:57 PM
Dennis, Get back to work,we miss you.......Gary,Ed,and Mark..... Waukesha Engine,GE Energy


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »