Motorcycle accident leaves driver suffering severe arm injury

Posted at 4:49 PM, Nov 10, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-10 18:57:53-05

PHOTO: CBS 6 viewer Vincent Johnson

RICHMOND, Va. –A motorcycle accident at Brook Road and Sherwood Avenue has left the motorcycle driver suffering visible injuries.

The motorcyclist was traveling south bound on Brook Road.  A female driver of a vehicle was making a U-turn when her car struck the motorcycle. She was charged with failure to yield, police said.

Photos submitted to CBS 6 by a viewer show a man downed in the road. There are photos that are too graphic to show. The man has suffered a severe injury, a deep gash,  to his wrist and forearm.

The victim was sent to VCU Medical and suffered a critical but non-life threatening  injury, police said.

First responders were on scene at 4:12 p.m., after receiving a call at 4:06 p.m. Monday, according to Richmond Police.