COVENTRY TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Four people were hospitalized with serious injuries after a crash involving two motorcycles on Portage Lakes Drive Wednesday, according to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded at approximately 1:30 a.m. to the 800 block of Portage Lakes Drive.
One of the motorcycles, a Harley Davidson Road King, was ridden by a 29-year-old male from Akron and a 24-year-old female from Barberton.
Coventry Township: Summit County Sheriff currently has Portage Lakes Drive closed from Apple to State Mill. SCSO says two motorcycles crashed here. One went down the hill in to a yard. Unknown injuries. Summit County Metro Crash Team on scene. pic.twitter.com/vqRLmMIk6x— Mike Vielhaber (@MVielhaber) July 21, 2021
The second motorcycle was a Harley Davidson Road Glide ridden by a 31-year-old man from Avon Lake and a 22-year-old woman from Akron.
Both motorcycles were traveling on Portage Lakes Drive when they failed to make a turn and struck a pole and guardrail.
All four riders had serious injuries and were transported to area hospitals by the Green and Coventry fire departments.
Speed is suspected to be a factor, the sheriff's office said.
The sheriff’s office said two of the riders were not wearing helmets.
The crash remains under investigation.
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