Two injured in Shawano County motorcycle accident

File photo.
File photo.

SHAWANO COUNTY--Two people were taken to the hospital after their motorcycle crashed in the Town of Maple Grove.

It happened just before 8:00 p.m. Saturday on Highway 29 and Highway 160.

Officials say the motorcycle's rear tire blew out, causing the driver to lose control.

The driver and the passenger were then thrown from the motorcycle.

A 37-year-old Green Bay man, who was driving, was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

The 38-year-old female passenger, also from Green Bay, was flown by helicopter to the hospital.

Both injuries appear to be non-life threatening.