Man taken to the hospital after motorcycle accident

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Published: Aug 27 2013 10:36:10 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 27 2013 11:56:42 PM EDT

A motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital Tuesday night after an accident in Muhlenberg Township.

It happened a little after six o'clock at the intersection of the 5th Street Highway and Madison Avenue.

Police say the driver of a car turned left onto Madison and into the path of the motorcycle.

They say the rider is expected to be okay.

The southbound lanes of the 5th Street Highway were briefly shut down in the area.