Motorcyclist Injured in Crash Near St. Cloud

Motorcyclist Injured in Crash Near St. Cloud Photo: KSTP-TV

September 22, 2018 06:27 PM

One man was injured in a single-motorcycle crash Saturday.

According to a report, the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Kimball Fire Department and Watkins ambulance were dispatched to a single-motorcycle crash with injuries at Highway 55 and County Road 48, in Maine Prarie Township around 1:40 a.m. 


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The rider, Eric Lee Blumke, 44, reportedly made a turn onto County Road 48 from Highway 55 to go northbound. Blumke's motorcycle hit loose gravel in the intersection and went down. The rider had another family member on scene following him and contacted help. He was then transported to St. Cloud Hospital by North Memorial Air Ambulance for his injuries. 

Blumke was not wearing a helmet. Alcohol is not believed to play a part in this crash.

Stearns County Sheriff's office is investigating. 


Tommy Wiita

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