Warsaw Police report that Billy J. Foshee, 63, of Markle, was eastbound on the highway when a vehicle in front of him, driven by Alexis A. Ostrom, 18, of Warsaw, stopped suddenly for traffic that was backed up at the traffic light at Old Road 30.
Foshee attempted to brake, but began sliding and his motorcycle struck the driver’s side rear bumper of the vehicle. Foshee’s motorcycle ended up in the median of the highway. A witness said it appeared Foshee jumped from the motorcycle to avoid injury.
Foshee complained of back pain but refused medical treatment at the scene.
Damages were estimated at up to $10,000.
Warsaw Police were assisted on scene by the Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory and Multi-Township EMS.
BREAKING: A motorcyclist was involved in an accident on Lake City Highway at Old Road 30 in Warsaw. Fortunately, it appears there were no serious injuries.
We will provide a complete report as soon as possible.