Motorcycle vs. car collision in McCracken County - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Motorcycle vs. car collision in McCracken County

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MCCRACKEN CO., KY -- A crash Saturday afternoon in McCracken County occurred when a motorcycle struck a car.

The incident happened on Watson Road around 1:35 p.m.

Police said 74-year-old Gerald Hopkins, Paducah, was driving his motorcycle slowly. Caleb Norton, 30 of Paducah, was behind Hopkins in a 2005 Acura.

Norton went to pass Hopkins when Hopkins made an abrupt left turn, causing the motorcycle to hit the side of the Acura.

Hopkins was taken to Baptist Health, where he was treated for non-incapacitating injuries. 

Hopkins was not wearing a helmet. 

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