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Injury accident on Bluemont

By The Mercury

A motorcyclist was injured in a single-vehicle accident shortly after noon Friday near the intersection of 11th Street and Bluemont Avenue,police said.

Officer Matthew Droge said Andrew Foster, 22, Manhattan, was driving his motorcycle in the 1000 block of Bluemont Avenue, when another vehicle made an unexpected lane change, forcing Foster to evade the vehicle in order to avoid a collision.

Droge said Foster lost control of his motorcycle in the process.

The other vehicle, Droge said, did not stop.

Hoever, he said, it is not clear if the other driver knew an accident had occurred.

Riley County EMS transported Foster for minor cuts and pain to his upper chest.

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