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Serious motorcycle wreck sends one man to the hospital

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- A Monday night wreck sends one man to the hospital with serious injuries.

KPD says it happen around 7 last night, on Helmbolt Road at Creekhead Drive.

Investigators tell us the driver of a 2002 Yamaha motorcycle was heading north on Helmbolt when he lost control while trying to negotiate a turn. The vehicle went off the roadway and flipped over.

The 46 year old driver was taken to UT Medical Center. He was wearing a helmet, but did not have a motorcycle license.

The investigation is ongoing.


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