One motorcyclist was hurt when three bikes crashed on Bennetts Valley Highway near St. Marys Friday evening.
Police say the three motorcycles were traveling together and were following a truck that, along with the bikes, was attempting to pass a tractor trailer. 45-year-old David Weidow of Byrnedale, leading the bikes saw a vehicle approaching in the opposite lane and put on his brake to start getting back into the other lane. But his brakes locked, causing the motorcycle driven by 45-year-old Thomas Paropacic of St. Marys to run into the back of Weidow’s vehicle. The third motorcycle, driven by 50-year-old Robert Smith of Kersey, tried to avoid the other two, but couldn’t.
Weidow suffered minor injuries. All three motorcycles had minor damage. All three drivers will be citied with passing violations.