2 injured during motorcycle accident near Crescent


May 31st, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Two people were injured during a motorcycle accident Sunday night, near Crescent. According to the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office, 30-year old Daniel Slusky, of Omaha, was driving a 1999 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Highway 183 (Old Lincoln Highway), when he crossed the center line of the road and lost control of the cycle before it crashed. The accident happened at around 8:05-p.m., Sunday.

Pott County Sheriff’s Department spokesman, Sgt. Dwayne Riche, says Slusky was unconscious when rescue crews arrived. He was flown by Life Flight helicopter to the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, where a report on his condition is currently not available.

An adult female passenger on the cycle, Dakota Job, of Omaha, was injured, and transported by Crescent Fire and Rescue to the UNMC.

Sgt. Riche says alcohol was being investigated as a possible cause of the crash.