Motorcycle strikes bike

A motorcycle accident occurred at approximately 3:49 p.m. Sunday afternoon on the 1500 block of Bank St. next to the Webster City High School. According to Officer Brandon Pritchard,WCPD, a motorcycle was traveling westbound and struck a child on a bicycle when the child pulled out in front of the motorcycle unexpectedly.

The child was airlifted to Mercy in Des Moines. The driver of the motorcycle was taken to Van Diest Medical Center. The Webster City Police Department, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, and Iowa State Patrol all assisted.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.