Public Safety

Walford man hurt in Fairfax motorcycle accident

A Linn County Sheriff's Department squad car. (The Gazette)
A Linn County Sheriff's Department squad car. (The Gazette)

A Walford man suffered apparent non-life threatening injuries Monday afternoon when he flipped his motorcycle after crashing into a pole in Fairfax.

Douglas Fuller, 66, was riding his motorcycle southbound on Williams Blvd. near Casey’s General Store when he didn’t stop for a vehicle waiting to turn left ahead of him, according to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office. Douglas, who was not wearing a helmet, steered the motorcycle into the ditch and hit a pole.

Douglas was taken to University of Iowa Hospital by Lifeguard.

Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies, Linn County Rescue, Fairfax Fire, Area Ambulance and Lifeguard responded to the scene at 4:05 p.m.. The accident remains under investigation by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.

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