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Motorcyclist hurt after intentionally laying bike down to avoid crash

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A motorcyclist whose head was bandaged tells 13abc he "laid (his bike) down" to avoid hitting another vehicle.

It happened around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in the southbound lanes of Telegraph Rd. in front of Raceway Park.

The man who was on the motorcycle explains another vehicle was stopped, with its turn signals activated, when he approached it from behind.

He says he turned the motorcycle on its side and slid for roughly 40 feet before coming to a stop. The motorcycle never touched the other vehicle.

A tow truck hauled away the bike as the man, bleeding but smiling, told 13abc he was headed to the hospital to get some stitches, adding he was "all right."

The driver of the second vehicle later contacted 13abc via email. He indicates his car did sustain damage and will need repairs, but calls it "driveable." He was not hurt in the crash.

 

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