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Mount Pleasant police say the operator of a motorcycle was at fault for the accident that caused serious injuries to his leg.

At 5:19 p.m. Tuesday, officers were called to the intersection of Highways 20 and 31 for a report of motorcycle vs. car. When police arrived, they discovered a Luther Smith, 45, of Park Forest, IL, with serious injuries to his leg.
Crews from South Shore Fire Department transported Luther to St. Mary’s, and he was later flown by Flight for Life to Froedtert Hospital for treatment.
MPPD Sgt. Eric Relich said in a written release that eastbound traffic on Washington Avenue was stopped for an emergency vehicle coming through the intersection.
“As Smith approached that intersection he did not stop,” Relich said. “He rear-ended a stopped car.”
Police issued a $313 citation to Smith for operating while suspended. There is no update on his condition.


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