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Aerosmith's Perry injured in bike accident

July 16, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry was rear-ended by a car in Massachusetts Thursday when he was riding a motorcycle.Perry was on his 2009 Ducati Monster 696 early Thursday afternoon when he was struck from behind by a car driven by 62-year-old Linda O'Brien. Both vehicles were traveling at a low speed.

The 59-year-old celebrity was taken to the hospital and was treated for minor injuries.

O'Brien, who was not injured, was cited for following too closely.

The accident is not expected to affect any of Aerosmith's scheduled concert dates.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.