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Motorcycle accident injures one person

By Xiomara Levsen, The JOURNAL


 


WELLMAN ? One person was taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon due to injuries from a motorcycle accident.


According to the accident report, Washington County Communications Center received a call about a single-vehicle accident at 1:28 p.m. in the parking lot of Mid-Prairie West Elmentary School parking lot.


Jordan TeBockhorst was operating the 2010 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle. He had started and accelerated the motorcycle. The throttle increased unexpectedly and the motorcycle left the parking lot, struck a tree and came to a rest in the Wellman Golf Course area.


TeBockhorst was injured and taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.


Wellman Fire and Rescue, Wellman QRS, Wellman Ambulance, the Washington County Sheriff?s Department and Iowa State Patrol responded to the scene.