A motorcyclist and
his passenger were injured on Thursday in a two-vehicle accident at the
intersection of U.S. Highway 20 and Verplank Road, Burns Harbor Police said.
police, at 3:28 p.m. motorcyclist Ronald E. Sonaty, 64, of Hobart, was
attempting to turn left from northbound Verplank Road onto westbound U.S. 20
when he and his passenger were struck by a passenger vehicle turning left
from Arnell Chevrolet onto eastbound U.S. 20.
The driver of the
passenger vehicle was Peter W. Kennedy, 39, of LaPorte.
Sonaty sustained an
injury to his arm, police said; his passenger, Donna M. Sonaty, 62, also of
Hobart, sustained injuries to the hip and leg.
police that he “did not see the motorcycle,” that he “heard screams but
never saw the bike.”
Sonaty and his
passenger were transported to Porter Regional Hospital, police said.