Motorcyclist in critical condition after southeast Lincoln crash

Published: Aug. 5, 2020 at 9:57 PM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A motorcyclist remained in critical condition Thursday morning following a crash in Southeast Lincoln.

According to the Lincoln Police Department, the 56-year-old rider hit a median and crashed his Harley Davidson bike near Eiger Drive and S. 84th Street, just north of Highway 2 Thursday around 9:20 p.m.

Police said witnesses were performing CPR on the man when first responders arrived on scene. The motorcyclist was then taken to the hospital by ambulance with life-threatening injuries.

According to witnesses, the man did not appear to be in a condition to drive when he got onto his bike and took off from a parking near 48th and Highway 2. Police said the witnesses followed him when the crash occurred.

LPD said alcohol was being investigated as a factor in the crash.

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