UPDATE: Driver charged with multiple violations after crash with motorcycle
(ABC 6 News) – A motorcycle driver sustained multiple injuries after a vehicle pulled into his way on Valley High Road and 60th Avenue NW Wednesday.
At about 8:37 p.m. June 15, the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash where a 33-year-old man on a motorcycle sustained a broken femur, other suspected broken bones, and possible internal injuries.
The man was traveling on 60th Avenue NW when a passenger vehicle turned left onto Valley High Road, pulling directly into his path.
The motorcycle driver was transported by ambulance to St. Marys Hospital. His condition was not considered life-threatening.
The driver of the passenger vehicle, 22-year-old Anuaone Somphanith, was cited for failure to yield the right of way to the motorcyclist and duty to drive with due care.
On Thursday, Somphanith was further charged with driving at a speed greater than reasonable or due care, as well as driving without proof of insurance.