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Motorcyclist critically injured in crash near Jones, Russell

Posted at 5:45 PM, Dec 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-10 15:39:24-05

A motorcyclist is critically injured after a crash on Friday.

It was reported around  4:10 p.m. near Jones Boulevard and Russell Road. Investigators say a motorcyclist and a Jeep collided. The rider was taken to UMC Trauma with critical injuries.

Evidence at the scene suggests that the Jeep was turning left on a yellow flashing signal while the motorcyclist sped through a red light, striking the Jeep.

The driver of the Jeep remained at the scene and did not show any signs of impairment.