ONE INJURED IN I-29 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

ONE INJURED IN I-29 MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

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ONE MAN WAS INJURED WEDNESDAY MORNING AFTER HIS MOTORCYCLE CRASHED ON INTERSTATE 29 COMING OFF THE HIGHWAY 20 INTERCHANGE.

LT. MARK KIRKPATRICK OF THE SIOUX CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS THE CYCLIST WAS ENTERING THE NORTHBOUND LANE OF I-29, WHEN TRAFFIC SLOWED AHEAD OF HIM BECAUSE OF HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION.

KIRKPATRICK SAYS THE CYCLIST WAS TRAVELING AT THE SPEED LIMIT AND SWERVED AND PUT HIS MOTORCYCLE DOWN TO AVOID STRIKING ANOTHER VEHICLE.

THE MAN WAS WEARING A HELMET AND WAS TRANSPORTED TO MERCY MEDICAL CENTER WITH CRITICAL INJURIES.

THE VICTIM’S NAME HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED AT THIS TIME.

THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED AROUND 8AM.