Driver, passenger injured in motorcycle crash
Driver was airlifted from scene.
A 38-year-old Alexandria man and his 13-year-old passenger were injured in a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon.
According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, around 4:40 p.m., June 21, Lance Schoultz was traveling on County Road 61 in Ida Township when he entered an S curve and lost control of his motorcycle. He entered the ditch and his 13-year-old passenger was thrown clear of the motorcycle. Schoultz was pinned underneath, according to the report.
Schoultz suffered a leg injury and concussion and was airlifted by LifeLink III helicopter to the St. Cloud Hospital, according to the sheriff's office. His passenger was transported by private vehicle to Alomere Health for minor injuries.
According to the sheriff's office, speed was a factor in the crash and both Schoultz and his passenger were wearing helmets.
Assisting the Douglas County Sheriff's Office were the Minnesota State Patrol, Garfield First Responders, North Memorial Ambulance and LifeLink III.