Man injured during motorcycle crash in Linn County

MGN Online

A Cedar Rapids man is recovering after being hit while riding his motorcycle near Ely on Saturday morning.

The Linn County Sheriff's Office says 38-year-old Barry Randall of Marion was driving south on Ely Road around 8:46 a.m. when he did a u-turn into oncoming traffic when he hit a motorcycle heading north.

The motorcycle driver, 23-year-old Austin Schminkey was taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. Randall was not hurt.

Randall was cited for an unsafe turn.

The crash is still under investigation.

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