A southern Maine man was hospitalized for a possible broken leg after he was thrown from his motorcycle after clipping a car along U.S. Route 202 in Manchester.
The Kennebec Journal reports the accident occurred just before 2 p.m. Thursday when 64-year-old Donald McLeod struck a vehicle that came to a stop for a school bus driving the opposite direction with its stop signals flashing.
The Readfield man was driving in the same direction as 34-year-old Monique Conners' Subaru Outback when he clipped the rear end of her car and was ejected.
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Kennebec County Sheriff Ryan Reardon says "speed and inattention" were factors in the accident.
McLeod was transported to Central Maine Medical Center for treatment.
Reardon says officers did not observe a helmet at the scene.