Man injured in West Elk/Bemberg Road accident

From Staff Reports

  A man was injured Tuesday afternoon when his motorcycle was rear-ended by a vehicle at the intersection of West Elk Avenue and Bemberg Road, according to the Elizabethton Police Department.
  Terry Keeler, 51, 112 South Gate Dr., Elizabethton, was taken to Sycamore Shoals Hospital complaining of neck and back pain, EPD Ptl. Jesse Pena said.
  The accident occurred around 5 p.m. Richard Shanklin, 28, 1057 Reedy Place, Kingsport, was the driver of the vehicle that struck Keeler. He was not injured.
  Pena cited following too closely as the cause of the accident, which is still under investigation.