One person transported to the hospital after van v. motorcycle accident

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. - (KNEP) - One man was taken to the hospital after an early afternoon accident between a van and a motorcycle.

Motorcycle versus van accident Wednesday afternoon (Source KNEP)

According to a reporter on scene, the accident occurred just after 12pm Wednesday on East Overland by the 7th avenue intersection. Police had westbound traffic blocked from 8th avenue to 6th avenue.

The rider of the motorcycle was conscious and awake and was stretchered away from the scene. It is unknown at this time the extent of their injuries and will update as soon as more information becomes available.

Meanwhile, the bike’s windshield and a rearview mirror were broken off with the van sustaining front bumper damage.

It is unknown if any citations were handed out during the investigation. We will update as more information becomes available.