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Motorcyclist injured in head-on crash Wednesday in Rochester

The motorcyclist suffered multiple serious but non-life threatening injuries.

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ROCHESTER — A motorcyclist suffered multiple injuries Wednesday June 15, 2022, following a head-on crash with another vehicle in Rochester, according to Olmsted Sheriff's Capt. James Schueller.

According to Schueller, a 22-year-old man was driving his motorcycle eastbound on Valleyhigh Road Northwest around 8:30 p.m. when a vehicle driving westbound failed to yield the right of way during a left-hand turn onto 60th Avenue Northwest.

The motorcyclist suffered multiple serious but non-life threatening injuries including a broken femur and was transported to Mayo Clinic Hospital-St. Marys.

The driver of the passenger vehicle was cited for the incident and no driver impairment was indicated, according to Schueller.

Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at mwasson@postbulletin.com.
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