Truck rear-ends motorized bike traveling in the dark on Route 62 in Smith Township
An accident involving a semi and a motorized bicycle shut down U.S. Route 62 in Southwestern Mahoning County late Monday.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol Canfield Post says a Freightliner ran into the bicycle which was traveling without lights along Route 62 in Smith Township shortly after 8:30 p.m.
The bicyclist, 28-year-old Joseph Nitz of Alliance was flown by medical helicopter to Akron Summa Hospital with injures that Troopers described as serious, but not life-threatening.
The truck driver wasn’t injured.