Motorcyclist injured when plywood falls off truck near Silverdale

A motorcyclist was hit by a piece of flying plywood on highway 3 near Silverdale today. It came from the pick-up in front of him. He was wearing a helmet - and went to the hospital. State troopers say he should be o-k - and they're remin

(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.

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