Motorcyclist taken to the hospital after collision with a van


ROCHESTER, Minn. – A motorcyclist was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital Thursday evening after a crash involving a van.

It happened around 4:45 p.m. on West Circle Drive and 9th Street NW in Rochester.

According to the Rochester Police Department, a Charter Communications van was attempting to make a left turn onto West Circle Drive from 9th and didn’t see the motorcycle which was traveling south down the busy road. The motorcyclist, 34-year-old Sean Groves, of Rochester, reportedly collided into the right side of the van. He was taken to the hospital and as of Thursday evening, police say it appears he sustained only minor injuries.

While the crash is under investigation, authorities on the scene say it appears the motorcyclist had the right of way. No citations have been issued.


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