Motorcyclist taken to hospital in critical condition after crash in north Lincoln

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Published: Jan. 28, 2022 at 5:35 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 31, 2022 at 11:19 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - One person was taken to the hospital in critical condition following a crash near Antelope Valley Parkway and Salk Creek Roadway on Friday.

At 9:20 a.m. on Friday, a 19-year-old man was driving his white Chevy Suburban north on Antelope Valley Parkway in the left turn lane at Salt Creek Roadway, waiting to turn left.

LPD said an 18-year-old man was driving his black Kawasaki motorcycle southbound on Antelope Valley Parkway approaching Salt Creek Roadway.

Officers said the 19-year-old said he didn’t see the motorcycle and turned left in front of the motorcycle rider’s path of travel.

According to police, the motorcycle rider crashed into the passenger side of the 19-year-old’s Suburban.

The 18-year-old was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

Police said neither alcohol nor drugs are believed to have played a factor in this collision.

correction: A prior report from LPD noted that two people were in critical condition due to the crash, however, this was corrected in later updates.

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