Motorcyclist hit by door that fell from trailer

Posted at 1:53 AM, Jul 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-05 01:53:07-04

ALLENDALE TWP, Mich. – A motorcyclist was hit by an object that flew off of the back of a trailer yesterday afternoon.

At approximately 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department responded to an accident on 68th Avenue near Sunset Drive in Allendale Township.

Paul Wernlund, a 62-year-old West Olive native, was riding his motorcycle behind an unknown vehicle heading northbound when a door flew out of the trailer and hit Wernlund.

Deputies reported that Wernlund was transported to a local hospital and that he is in good condition.