Hit and run in Council Bluffs – motorcyclist in critical condition


July 12th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Police in Council Bluffs say a motorcyclist who witnesses say was hit and run over by a car, was in critical condition Saturday afternoon. 27-year old Daniel W. Starkey, of Council Bluffs, was transported to Creighton Medical Center in Omaha, where he was being treated for life-threatening conditions. Witnesses told police an older, red car, possibly a Toyota, was chasing Starkey’s motorcycle before hitting the bike and possible running Starkey over. The driver of the car was described as being as white man in his 40’s, with longer, greyish hair.

Police found Starkey and his cycle in an alley in the 2400 block, between west Broadway and 2nd Avenue, at around 9:10-a.m., Saturday. After hitting the cycle, the car continued through the alley and turned southbound onto south 25th Street.  If you have any information about the incident or can help identify the driver of the car, please call -712-328-STOP.