Police discover stolen bike after motorcyclist hit in Gulfport

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - An accident Tuesday morning near Cowan Road and College Street sent one man to the hospital.

Gulfport Police say just after 9am, a Honda Shadow motorcycle was headed south on Cowan when the driver was hit by a Chevy Silverado that was leaving a business. The Gulfport man on the motorcycle broke his hip, and was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital.

Investigators later learned the bike was stolen. That matter is still under investigation.

Police say the driver of the Silverado wasn't injured, but was ticketed for not having a driver's license, no proof of insurance, and an expired license plate.

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