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Motorcycle wrecks sends 2 to hospital

5/24/2014

Two people from Colorado were transported to Hays Medical Center Friday afternoon after their motorcycle blew a tire on Interstate 70.

Gary L. Jones, 69, Littleton, Colo., was eastbound approximately 2 miles west of Hays on his 1996 Honda motorcyle when the accident occurred. Jones laid the motorcycle on its side as it slid to a stop in the roadway, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol report.

A passenger on the motorcycle, Lynette M. Jones, 62, Littleton, Colo., also was taken to the hospital.

Both the driver and passenger were wearing a helmet.