Springville motorcyclist injured when driver runs red light on John Williams Boulevard

BEDFORD – A Springville man suffered head injuries after a two-vehicle accident on John Williams Boulevard on Sunday night.

According to a Bedford Police report, officers responded to the scene at 9:50 p.m.

According to police, 21-year-old Ethan Sipes, of Bedford, was traveling east in a blue 2012 Mazda on John Williams Boulevard and didn’t see the light was turning red and continued to travel east.

At the same time 55-year-old, Rodney Chestnut was stopped at the stop light on a blue 2003 Fatboy motorcycle.

The motorcycle was struck by Sipes’ Mazda.

The impact threw Chestnut from the motorcycle which resulted in him suffering a head injury.

Police say Chestnut was incoherent and unable to answer the officer’s questions. He was transported by an IU LifeLine ambulance to IU Bedford Hospital for treatment. The report does not list Chestnut’s condition.

He was transported to IU Health Bedford Hospital for a blood draw. Those results are pending.