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Four injured in crash involving motorcycle

Source: Columbia Police via Twitter Source: Columbia Police via Twitter
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Four people were injured in what Columbia Police are describing as a "serious collision" on Broad River Road overnight. 

The crash occurred in the 3600 block of Broad River Road at about midnight Thursday. Based on preliminary investigation, police say the motorcycle was headed eastbound on Broad River Road as the car attempted to turn left into a parking lot. Police say the investigation reveals so far the driver of the car failed to yield to the right of way of the motorcycle.

The motorcycle driver and a passenger were thrown from the bike and suffered head trauma, broken bones and scrapes. They were taken to the hospital where they are being treated.

Two passengers in the car were taken to the hospital as a precaution. 

Eastbound lanes were blocked for about an hour as the traffic safety unit investigated crash.  Police continue to investigate the crash.

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