Motorcycle And Car Involved In Accident On U.S 50 West Near Knott Cemetery

(MITCHELL) – The Lawrence County Police Department is investigating a motorcycle and car accident on U.S. 50 West just west of Knott Cemetery.

Officers responded to the scene located at the intersection of U.S. 50 West and Hummingbird Lane at 3:50 p.m.

The driver of the motorcycle was taken from the scene by ambulance to a landing zone where a Stat-Flight helicopter transported him to the University of Louisville Hospital.

U.S. 50 West was closed for several minutes in both directions while emergency personnel worked the scene.

Responding to the scene were the Bedford Fire Department, Marion Township Volunteer Fire Department and two ambulances from Seals Ambulance Service.