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Fast-moving motorcycle goes airborne after being struck by car

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Posted at 1:01 AM, Jul 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-13 01:01:21-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Police said the driver of a motorcycle was hurt after he was struck by a car Sunday evening in Henrico County.

It happened Sunday just before 7 p.m. in the 1100 block of New Market Road.

Officers said a car was making a left turn into a business when a motorcyclist going too fast attempted to go around the vehicle.

Officials said that’s when the car ended up striking the bike and the motorcycle went airborne.

The motorcyclist, who suffered a broken leg and was taken to VCU Medical Center, is being charged with reckless driving