(Council Bluffs) Council Bluffs Police Monday, responded to a car/motorcycle accident at South 16th Street and 2nd Avenue.
Police say, a motorcycle driven by 30-year-old Scott McNeal, of Council Bluffs was being pursued westbound on 2nd Avenue by a pickup truck. Twenty-three-year-old Eric Brandt, of a Council Bluffs, was a passenger on the motorcyle which had been reported stolen in Council Bluffs last August. As the motorcycle approached the intersection of 2nd Avenue, a 2000 Ford Taurus driven by Bruce McFadden, of Council Bluffs entered the intersection after stopping at a stop sign. The McFadden vehicle was struck by the motorcycle. Brandt was taken to Creighton Medical Center with critical injuries while McNeil was tranported to a Counicl Bluffs Hospital with minor injuries.
Both occupants on the motorcycle were wearing helmets. The criminal investigation division is investigating whether shots were fired at the motorcycle by an ocupant in the pickup.
October 18, 2011