Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott: Parkviewâ€™s Samaritan Helicopter lifts off of Ind. 9 Wednesday after a motorcyclist was severely injured in the area of CR 1000 S. Left, Whitley County Sheriffâ€™s Deputies Jason Spencer and Tony Helfrich investigate the scene while Washington Township Firemen and paramedics clean up the scene.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A Michigan man was severely injured Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident.
Michael Plumley, 62, was airlifted to Fort Wayne by Parkview Samaritan with severe head and internal injuries after his motorcycle collided with a car on Ind. 9 near the south county line.
Police were called to the area of 1000 S. Ind. 9 at approximately 5 p.m. after Plumleyâ€™s motorcycle hit a car driven by Denise Brewster, 62, of Huntington.
According to a crash report by Whitley County Sheriffâ€™s Deputy Tony Helfrich, both Plumley and Brewster were southbound on Ind. 9, when Plumley attempted to pass Brewster.
Brewster was making a left-hand turn, colliding with Plumley and ejecting him from his motorcycle.