Motorcyclist Transported By Medical Helicopter Following Crash Near Arnold

Motorcyclist Transported By Medical Helicopter Following Crash Near Arnold
Photo Courtesy Custer County Sheriff's Office.

Arnold— The driver of a motorcycle was transported to the hospital following an afternoon crash on Wednesday, August 25 near Arnold. According to the accident report from the Custer County Sheriff’s Office, Robert Johnson, of Alexandria, M.N., was southbound on the Dunning Road riding a 2020 Honda VTX1800 motorcycle when he left the roadway for an unknown reason, entering the west ditch.

The vehicle continued south in the ditch until it overturned and slid before coming to rest facing northwest. Johnson was found by a passerby who reported he was lying on his back with his head facing south and this left lower leg pinned under the motorcycle. Johnson stated he had no memory of the accident.

Johnson was transported by CHI Health Good Samaritan Air Care to the hospital in Kearney with a suspected severe injury to his spine. The motorcycle was listed as totaled. Johnson was wearing a DOT-approved helmet at the time of the accident.

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