One motorcycle rider was taken to the hospital following an accident on Halfway Boulevard near the Interstate 81 entrance ramp shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday. Sgt. D. Henley said three motorcycles were coming off the on-ramp on to Halfway Boulevard when one of the riders lost control and went to the ground. Henley said that rider was taken by ambulance to Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown.
Traffic was briefly backed up on the off-ramp, but was flowing normally by about 1:15 p.m.