PARKE COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – Update: Two people were seriously injured following a motorcycle crash that began with a police pursuit in Parke County.
According to Parke Co. Sheriff Justin Cole, at around 5 p.m. Tuesday deputies attempted to stop a motorcycle on Narrows Road near County Road 1200 N for a traffic violation. The officer reports that the motorcycle failed to yield, opting instead to attempt to escape by fleeing on the bike.
The motorcycle then lost control attempting a curve of Narrows Road injuring both the driver and passenger of the motorcycle.
The driver, a 29-year-old Rockville man, and the passenger, a 34-year-old Montezuma woman, were both transported by helicopter to Indianapolis with serious injuries.
Sheriff Justin Cole says information gathered in the investigation will be sent to the Parke County Prosecutors office for review.