Loading…
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Thursday, 7/18/2013

Defiance man critical from motorcycle crash

NEY, Ohio — A Defiance man was in critical condition Wednesday following a motorcycle crash Tuesday evening on a Defiance County road.

Joseph Kroeckel, 55, was taken to Toledo Hospital following the 7:20 p.m. crash on The Bend Road, north of Scott Road in Washington Township. His son, Jerald Kroeckel, 24, who was also riding the motorcycle, was released Wednesday after treatment at Bryan Hospital.

Troopers at the Ohio Highway Patrol's Defiance post said the motorcycle crashed after striking a chunk of concrete in the roadway and the two men were thrown. How the concrete got into the roadway was unknown, troopers said.

Neither rider was wearing a helmet, according to the report.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories