A motorcyclist was
injured on Sunday after being rear-ended on Ind. 49, Chesterton Police said.
police, at 8:01 p.m. Amanda L. Music, 19, of Portage, was northbound on Ind.
49 when, just south of East Porter Ave., ash from her cigarette dropped on
her leg. “I looked down to wipe it off my leg, then I looked over the GPS,
and when I looked back up it was too late and I hit the motorcycle,” Music
motorcyclist--who was in motion at the time of the accident--was identified
as Christopher W. Heric, 34, of LaPorte.
requesting medical attention immediately,” police said, and complained of
pain to his head, back, hands, and legs. He was transported to hospital.
total damage to Music’s 2007 Saturn Ion and Heric’s 2014 Harley Davidson at
up to $10,000.