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Motorcycle vs car crash backs up traffic on Gardner Expressway

QUINCY (WGEM) — A car and motorcycle crash blocked traffic for about 30 minutes Thursday afternoon at Gardner Expressway and Ohio St.

The crash happened just before 3 p.m.

Police say the car was traveling westbound on Ohio St. and making a left turn onto Gardner Expressway when it turned in front of a motorcycle that was headed northbound. The motorcycle collided with the driver’s side of the car.

The driver of the car and one passenger were taken to Blessing Hospital with minor injuries. The motorcycle driver was taken to Blessing with serious injuries.

Police say the motorcycle driver was not wearing a helmet.

As of 3:35 p.m. both lanes of traffic on Gardner Expressway had reopened.

Jim Roberts

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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