Vehicle crashes into motorcycles, injuring 1
A 42-year-old man was injured at 5:09 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, after being involved in a multiple-vehicle crash on Pine and South Fifth streets in Brainerd.
The Brainerd Police Department reported a vehicle -- driven by Blake A. Herbst, 21, Baxter -- and two motorcyclists riding side by side -- driven by Douglas D. Winger, 42, Remer, and Zackeria M. Winger, 23, Brainerd -- were traveling north on South Fifth Street. Zackeria Winger, who was ahead of Douglas Winger, slowed down to allow people to cross the street and Douglas Winger slowed down. Herbst, who stated he was tending to his dog, looked up and saw the motorcycles slowed down, but was unable to stop in time, hitting Doulas Winger’s motorcycle, police reported.
Douglas Winger was transported by North Memorial Ambulance to Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd for injuries.
The Brainerd Fire Department assisted the police department at the scene.