DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — An Auburn man was taken to the hospital Saturday evening after police say the man suffered injuries while trying to pop a wheelie on his motorcycle.
Police say 18-year-old Briant Mosquera was traveling southbound near the 4000 block of County Road 47 around 4:50 p.m. when Mosquera attempted to pop a wheelie, which caused him to lose control of his motorcycle.
The motorcycle then fell over and landed on Mosquera’s ankle, according to police.
Police say Mosquera suffered a “severe ankle injury,” was treated at the scene and was later transported to a hospital for further treatment.
Mosquera was issued a citation at the scene.
Alcohol was not suspected to be a factor in the incident, according to police.
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the Butler Fire Department and Parkview EMS.