The story is still breaking, more details to follow. One of the traffic cameras caught the accident on tape.Jun 12, 2006 12:04 pm US/Eastern
Steelers: Big Ben Injured In Motorcycle Accident
(KDKA) PITTSBURGH -
The Pittsburgh Steelers have now confirmed that Ben Roethlisberger was injured in a motorcycle accident on Second Avenue, near the intersection with the 10th Street Bridge.
The accident happened around 11:30am.
According to an eyewitness, he was not wearing a helmet when he flew over the handlebars and hit his head on the windshield of a car. The witness tells KDKA he said his name was Ben and seemed groggy.
She says he was bleeding from his head.
He has been taken to Mercy Hospital.
At this point, officials are not yet commenting on the victim's condition.