(Kitsap Sun) A motorcycle rider was seriously injured Friday afternoon when an unsecured sheet of plywood fell off a truck and hit a rider.
The motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital, according to Washington State Patrol spokesman Trooper Russ Winger.
A southbound lane of state Highway 3 at Newberry Hill Road was blocked while troopers investigated the accident. Long traffic backups were reported.
2/2 rider transported with serious injuries. Still under investigation. pic.twitter.com/wS8nTnFyaE— Trooper Russ Winger (@wspd8pio) April 1, 2017
This unsecured plywood sheet fell into path of motorcyclist SR3 at Newberry Hill Rd leading to rider crashing. pic.twitter.com/8FhJBMuqjK— Trooper Russ Winger (@wspd8pio) April 1, 2017