Motorcycle Rider in ICU After Accident
Jeff Garretson - Mon 11:30 AM 05/07/2012
A motorcycle rider is flown to a Wichita hospital after a two vehicle crash on Friday.
According to Sheriff Glen Kochanowski, 30-year-old Troy J. Goff was riding a 1999 Yamaha motorcycle eastbound on Magnolia Road Friday around 5:30pm.
The Sheriff says the driver of a 1999 Dodge Dakota truck was stopped at the intersection of Holmes and Magnolia - and then proceeded northbound into the path of the bike.
Deputies say the motorcycle hit the truck in the driver's side door, injuring the rider.
Goff was flown from the scene of the accident by a Life Star helicopter to Wesley Medical Center. Goff, who was not wearing a helmet, suffered a broken sternum, a shattered femur and is currently in ICU with a critical head injury.
The driver of the truck, 17-year-old Charles R. Smith of Salina, suffered minor injuries to his hand. The incident remains under investigation.