PEKIN, IN (WAVE) - A Washington County, Indiana
man was seriously injured Saturday when he hit a tree while riding an
off-road motorcycle near Pekin.
Indiana Conservation officers said the accident
happened around 12:45 p.m. Saturday on private property off Horner's
The victim, Devan Porter, 28, was thrown from the
motorcycle. Porter suffered numerous injuries, including a brain
contusion and several broken bones. He was taken to University of
Louisville Hospital for treatment. His condition was unknown.
Conservation officers said Porter was wearing a
helmet, likely reducing the severity of his injuries.