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22-year-old injured in Lawrence motorcycle crash, transported by helicopter
Updated: 3:11 a.m..
Lawrence Police are investigating after a motorcycle crashed near the intersection of Sunnyside Avenue and Edgehill Road. The accident was reported around 2:05 a.m. Saturday.
Fire Medical crews arrived at the scene to find one motorcycle down and no other vehicles involved. The rider was said to have serious injuries.
A LifeStar air-ambulance landed in the west parking lot of Lawrence High School.
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Authorities say the 22-year-old man was walking around when medics arrived on the scene. He was not wearing a helmet and bystanders reported that he was unconscious for a short time after the motorcycle went down. Alcohol is believed to have been a contributing factor in the accident.
The LifeStar helicopter transported the man to the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas.
No other details were immediately available.
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