Broken leg suffered in scooter-vs-auto accident

From Local Sources

JASPER — A Jasper man suffered a broken leg in a scooter-versus-passenger car accident Wednesday afternoon at Reyling Drive and Leslie Drive.

Gregory Salb, 67, Jasper, was eastbound on Reyling Drive in a 2017 Toyota Camry at the time of the 3 p.m. accident, according to the Jasper Police Department.

Frankie Ridener, 38, Jasper, was southbound on Leslie Drive in a 2012 Tao Tao scooter. Police said Ridener failed to stop at the intersection and the vehicles collided.

Ridener suffered a broken leg and other injuries, police said. He was transported by ambulance to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.

Police said the Salb Camry sustained some front-end damage. A Sternberg Automotive Group wrecker recovered the remnants of the scooter, which was a total loss.

The scooter was uninsured and had an expired plate, according to police.

No citations were issued.

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