DERBY — A motorcycle collided with a trailer in Derby on Friday morning, leaving a man with minor injuries and damage to his bike.
Kevin Renaudette, 32, of Beebe Plain, Vermont, was riding his 1994 Harley-Davidson on the Beebe Road in Derby, when he struck a utility trailer that was being pulled by Gareld Burnor, 69, of Newport.
According to police, Burnor had been backing up the trailer in the south bound lane of travel, when Renaudette, who was also traveling south on the Beebe Road, collided with it.
Although Renaudette only suffered minor injuries, his bike had damage to the front brakes, rims, windshield, forward controls, handlebars, clutch, and saddlebags.
The trailer had damage to the left wheel and fender.
Burnor was ticketed for backing up the south bound lane of travel in an unsafe manner, interfering with traffic.
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