(Michigan City, IN) - A 20-year old man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Michigan City yesterday afternoon.
Myles Edson of Michigan City died from his injuries despite life-saving efforts by paramedics, according to Michigan City Police, A female passenger was also hurt. Her injuries were not life threatening, police said.
Police said the investigation indicates the motorcycle was traveling Michigan Boulevard when encountering a car attempting to cross the four lane highway from an alley near Dewey Street. Police said Edson veered around the car that wound up in his path but lost control of the motorcycle. He and his passenger wound up on the pavement.
Police said the red colored vehicle, described by a witness as similar to a Chevy Impala, fled the scene. Help from the public is being sought in identifying the car and its driver.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Michigan City Police.