A report received Tuesday morning from the Indiana State Police:
Whitley County, IN - The Indiana State Police responded to and investigated a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle late last night on State Road 205 in Whitley County that injured both a 55 year old man from Kendallville and his passenger, a 41 year old Wolcottville woman.
According to Senior Trooper Joel Lemmon, last night at approximately 10:00 p.m., a 1986 Honda F70 motorcycle was being operated northbound on State Road 205, just north of County Road 300 N.
For an unknown reason, the motorcycle left the right side of the roadway and crashed into a ditch. As a result, both the operator and his passenger were thrown from the motorcycle. The operator, who was wearing his helmet, suffered injuries to his left foot.
The passenger, who was not wearing a helmet, suffered a non-life threatening head injury and road rash to her hands and legs. Both were taken to Parkview Regional Medical Center by Parkview Whitley EMS.
Alcohol was not a factor in this crash. Assisting Lemmon at the scene were the Whitley County Sheriff Department, Whitley County EMS, Union Township Fire Department and Smith's Towing.