Valley City (NDHP) The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports a Waterloo, Ontario man was injured after his motorcycle rear tire was punctured causing him to lose control Tues Aug 9, west of Valley City around 5:30pm near mile marker 285 on I-94 in the eastbound lane. The man’s motorcycle was attempting to slow to the shoulder when he lost control, causing the Honda to be laid down on its side.

The 73-year-old rider was ejected and suffered non-life threatening injuries. He was transported to CHI Mercy Hospital via ambulance. The crash remains under investigation.

The Highway Patrol was assisted by the Barnes County Sheriff’s Department, Valley City Rural Fire District, Valley City Police Department and Barnes County Ambulance.