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At approximately 2:24 p.m. on April 21, 2024, multiple 911 calls were received by the Ashland County Communications Center.  Reports were that a motorcycle and car crashed at the intersection of US Highway 2 and Maple Street in the Township of Sanborn.

Emergency services from the City of Ashland, Bad River Fire Department, and Ashland County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the accident.  Mutual aid was requested from the City of Ashland Police Department.

According to the Ashland County Sheriff's Office, "Upon arrival, witnesses to the crash reported that the operator of the motorcycle was traveling westbound on US 2 when the operator of a Toyota Corolla, that was traveling eastbound, attempted to negotiate a left turn off of US 2 onto Maple Street and turned into the path of the motorcycle.

"The twenty-eight-year-old operator of the motorcycle sustained serious injuries and was transported from the scene by ambulance.  The seventy-four-year-old operator of the Toyota Corolla did not sustain any serious injury."

The crash is under investigation by the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office.