Police say a motorcyclist was injured and unconscious after striking an object while traveling on I-96 near Pleasant Valley Road. Michigan State Police at the Brighton Post are investigating the incident, which was reported at 11:30am. Sergeant Mark Thompson says a motorcycle traveling east bound on I-96 struck a ladder in the freeway and the operator was originally unconscious at the scene. Thompson told WHMI the injured motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet and was transported to the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor in serious condition. The left two lanes of eastbound I-96 after US-23 were blocked due to the investigation and re-opened around 2:15pm. Further details have not been released.
Motorcyclist Injured on Eastbound I-96