2 injured in truck-motorcycle crash on I-96

Ottawa County
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WRIGHT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Two people were injured after a crash involving a motorcycle on I-96 near Marne Tuesday night.

The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes near 16th Avenue in Wright Township, according to Ottawa County Central Dispatch.

The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said the motorcyclist was struck from behind by a truck. The 59-year-old Portage man was thrown from his motorcycle and landed in the median.

The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital in stable condition. The driver of the truck, a 60-year-old Muskegon man, was treated at the scene and released, according to the sheriff’s office.

The crash remains under investigation.

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