St. Joseph County FACT investigating car vs. motorcycle crash in South Bend

(Jon Zimney/95.3 MNC)

A collision near the intersection of South Michigan and East Ireland in South Bend is being investigated by St. Joseph County’s Fatal Alcohol Crash Team.

The crash happened around 2:15 p.m. Saturday. Traffic is moving slowly in the busy intersection on the south side of South Bend.

South Bend Police tells ABC 57 a large group of motorcyclists were at the red light northbound on Michigan Street. A motorcycle failed to stop at the intersection and caused a collision with a white car going eastbound.

Officers are now investigating to see if the motorcycle had mechanical issues prior to the crash.

Three people were taken to the hospital as a result. The driver of the motorcycle reportedly has a severe leg injury, while the motorcycle passenger had non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the white car was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

If anyone saw this accident occur, contact Officer Spencer at (574) 259-2966.

This is a developing story

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