WEST BATH, Maine (AP) - Police say a husband and wife from Nobleboro were injured in a West Bath motorcycle crash.
The Sagadahoc County Sheriff's Department says a motorcycle operated by Gerald Gifford, with Gayle Gifford as his passenger, was headed north on State Road just after 5 p.m. Sunday when it slowed suddenly to avoid a turning car.
No collision occurred but the Giffords were thrown to the ground. Both were wearing helmets.
Both required hospitalization but their injuries do not appear life-threatening.
Police say the cause remains under investigation, and although speed does not appear to be a factor, "driver inattention" may be to blame.