Published Thursday, July 6, 2006
Runaway Trailer Hits Motorcycle
Two people escaped with only minor injuries when the motorcycle on which they were riding was hit by a runaway trailer.
According to Lake Wales police reports, Robert Kilgore, 47, of 228 Chauser Lane, Winter Haven, was riding his motorcycle south on Scenic Highway near Burns Avenue about 5 p.m. Tuesday when a trailer became dislodged from a northbound vehicle driven by Jerrell McKinley Wilson, 18, of 2206 Karen St., Lake Wales.
The trailer struck the motorcycle, knocking it over.
Kilgore and passenger, Sandra Kilgore, suffered scrapes and bruises, but were not seriously injured, police said.
Police said a safety chain for the trailer was not attached.
Charges are pending.