Circle Pines Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Crash near Taylors Falls

Highway 95 and Mulberry Street near Taylors Falls Photo: Google Maps
Highway 95 and Mulberry Street near Taylors Falls

October 10, 2017 03:41 PM

A Circle Pines man suffered serious injuries after a two-motorcycle crash near Taylors Falls Sunday afternoon.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 62-year-old David Anderson of Circle Pines was on a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling west on Highway 95 when he slowed to make a left turn onto Mulberry Street.

Advertisement

A Kawasaki Ninja traveling behind Anderson attempted to pass the Harley in the lane of oncoming traffic but clipped the back of the bike, causing the crash at about 3:30 p.m.

Anderson was taken to Region's Hospital with what the state patrol said were life-threatening injuries. His passenger, 57-year-old Crystal McCarty, also of Circle Pines, was taken to Region's with non-life threatening injuries.

Both the driver of the Ninja, 64-year-old Jeffrey Larson of Brooklyn Center, and the passenger, 50-year-old Trina Anderson of Minneapolis, were taken to the St. Croix Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. 

None of the four involved in the crash was wearing a helmet. The State Patrol report says alcohol was a factor on the part of Larson, the driver of the Ninja.

Credits

Michael Oakes

Copyright 2017 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement

BCA: Fentanyl Laced Heroin Most Dangerous Drug Epidemic in Minnesota

Police ID Suspect in Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses

Lawsuit Alleges School Officials Failed to Properly Address Bullying at Eden Prairie HS

Dassel Man Arrested after 64-Mile Police Chase Monday Night

BCA Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting at St. Cloud Home

New Video Shows Bombing Inside Bloomington Islamic Center

Advertisement