A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a traffic crash Tuesday in Negaunee Township. It happened at 5:12 p.m. on US-41.
State Police say a car driven by 18-year-old Nicholas Gohl of Chatham passed a westbound motorcycle driven by 52-year-old Dale Alongo of Ishpeming. Police say Gohl changed lanes and the rear fender of his car hit the front wheel of Alongo's motorcycle.
Alongo lost control and crashed. He was treated at the scene for serious injuries and taken to Marquette General Hospital. Alongo was wearing a helmet.
Gohl was found to be at fault and ticketed for improper lane use.