Motorcyclist Walks Away After Flipping Bike

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The motorcyclist walked away after flipping his bike (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa — Police say a motorcyclist was traveling too fast when he crashed Wednesday night.

The accident happened at about 9:30 p.m. near MLK and Cottage Grove.

Des Moines police say the motorcyclist was speeding when he tried to change lanes. They say he clipped the car in front of him and flipped the bike numerous times.

He landed about 30 feet away in the median of the road.

Officers say he walked away with only minor scratches.

Police confirmed the man was not intoxicated.

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