LPD: Motorcyclist has serious injuries after east Lincoln crash

LPD is investigating a serious motorcycle crash from early Tuesday afternoon.
Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 4:40 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 6, 2022 at 10:04 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Police are investigating a serious motorcycle crash from early Tuesday afternoon.

LPD said, just after 12 p.m., a motorcycle crashed into a vehicle at Russwood Parkway and O Street, just west of 84th Street.

Police said the 24-year-old motorcyclist was westbound on O Street. A Ford Explorer was turning to go north onto Russwood Parkway from O Street, when the collision occurred.

LPD says the motorcyclist was rushed to a Lincoln hospital with life-threatening injuries, but police say, as of Wednesday morning, the 24-year-old’s condition has improved. They add that while his injuries are still very serious, they are now considered non-life-threatening.

The 57-year-old woman driving the Ford Explorer was also transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No citations that have been issued yet.

(KOLN/Gray TV)

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