Motorcycle Accident Injures Estherville Man

Wed 6-1-2016 IA"], ["Schooley St. & Adams St. Terril

(Terril)-- An Estherville man was injured this past Saturday after losing control of a motorcycle he was driving in Terril.    

The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office says Tyler Simington of Ruthven was driving a Fed Ex van and Bryan Gifford of Estherville was operating a 2006 Harley Davidson. Deputies say both were northbound on Schooley Street when Simington slowed to turn onto Adams Street. Authorities say Gifford then attempted to go around the van, but lost control in the process. The motorcycle went into the ditch and collided with a sign.

Gifford was transported to Lakes Regional Healthcare with incapacitating injuries. No other injuries were reported.    

The crash took place shortly after 4:00 p.m. Authorities say it remains under investigation.    

The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Terril Fire and Rescue and the Lakes Regional Healthcare ambulance and paramedics.