Victim critically injured when car, motorcycle collide near Iroquois Park

Victim critically injured when car, motorcycle collide near Iroquois Park
One person was being rushed to UofL Hospital with what were described as “critical” injuries following a collision involving a car and a motorcycle Thursday night.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - One person was rushed to UofL Hospital with what were described as “critical” injuries following a collision involving a car and a motorcycle Thursday night.

Taylor Boulevard is shut down near Bluegrass Avenue, in the Iroquois neighborhood, as of 10:35 p.m.

LMPD said police were dispatched to the area around 11 p.m. Preliminary investigations indicate a car in the northbound lane of Taylor Boulevard was waiting to turn when it was rear-ended by the motorcycle, according to police.

The male driver of the motorcycle was thrown into the opposing lane of traffic and struck by a vehicle heading south on Taylor, according to police. The driver of that vehicle did not stop, though the driver of the car that was rear-ended did stay at the scene.

The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet and was taken to the hospital.

Police said they’re trying to track down the make and model of the vehicle that left the scene. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the LMPD Tipline at 574-LMPD.

The name of the motorcyclist has not been released.

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