(MILTON TOWNSHIP) – Trying to be helpful landed two men in the hospital.
The Cass County Sheriff's Department was called to a crash involving two motorcycles at 11:30 Saturday morning on Fir Road south of Redfield Street in Milton Township.
Deputies say 54 year old Timothy Pedzinski of Niles was traveling north on Fir Road when he started to experience mechanical problems. Seeing a driveway ahead, he attempted to exit the pack of motorcycles he was riding with.
Witnesses told Deputies that 41 year old Christopher Adams of Elkhart was trying to get to the front of the motorcycles in an attempt to reach the intersection to stop traffic so their group could continue together. The two motorcycles collided.
Adams was taken by ambulance to St. Joseph Medical Center in Mishiwaka. Pedzinski was treated at the scene and then was taken to Med Point in Mishiwaka by a personal vehicle.
Deputies say it's believed both drivers were wearing their helmets at the time of the crash, which remains under investigation.