Avoca man injured in car-vs.-cycle accident


June 4th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

An accident in Avoca Saturday afternoon resulted in one person being sent to the hospital. According to Lt. Pat McGinn with the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office, 30-year old Tyler Griffen, of Avoca, was transported to Myrtue Memorial Hospital in Harlan, and later transferred to a hospital in Omaha, following the accident at the intersection of North Walnut and High Streets in Avoca, at around 2:30-p.m., Saturday.

McGinn told KJAN News a car driven by 16-year old Mason Crum, of Logan, was traveling south on Walnut Street, when he turned west onto High Street, and into the path of Griffen’s northbound motorcycle. Charges are pending in connection with the crash.