Motorcyclist Injured After Colliding With Car On Garrison Avenue

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FORT SMITH (KFSM)–A man was taken to the hospital after his motorcycle collided with a car at the intersection of Garrison Ave. and N. 3rd Street, Saturday morning (May 21).

The driver of a white Nissan Versa was turning left on Garrison Ave. from 3rd Street, near Rolando’s, while the motorcycle was heading west on Garrison, according to crews on scene. A firefighter said both vehicles had a green light at the time of the crash.

The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital, complaining of ankle pain, but the extent of his injuries is unknown at this time. He was not wearing a helmet, according to first responders.

The Nissan was damaged significantly during the crash and was towed away just before 11 a.m. The driver was uninjured, according to first responders. No one else was in the car.

The Fort Smith Fire Department and Fort Smith Police Department both responded to the wreck. Police directed traffic between 4th and 3rd streets on Garrison until the accident was cleared.

5 comments

  • itsalivingguy

    Marylyn, they both had green lights if both were on Garrison. If the car was coming FROM the bridge making a left on 3rd and the cycle was going the opposite direction TOWARD the bridge, the car failed to yield the right-of-way.

    • lurker48

      “The driver of a white Nissan Versa was turning left on Garrison Ave. from 3rd Street, near Rolando’s, while the motorcycle was heading west on Garrison, according to crews on scene.”

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