FACT investigating car, motorcycle crash

Published: Jun. 3, 2020 at 7:23 AM EDT
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St. Joseph County Fatal Alcohol Crash Team is investigating after a car hit a motorcyclist Tuesday night.

Police were called to the intersection of South Michigan Street and Barbie Street around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Capt. Tim Spencer, St. Joseph County Fatal Alcohol Crash Team, tells 16 News Now, a 18-year-old woman, from South Bend, was driving southbound on Michigan Street.

As she was turning left on Walter Street, that’s when she hit the motorcyclist driving northbound.

The impact of the crash pushed the car into a utility pole and caused the motorcyclist to travel through the air several feet before landing.

The motorcyclist, a 33-year-old from South Bend, is seriously injured.

The 18-year-old driver of the car has minor injuries and has cooperated with police.

The crash remains under investigation.

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