Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash on O Street in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured Wednesday evening near the intersection of North Cotner Boulevard and O Street.

The crash happened around 5:40 p.m. and caused the intersection to be closed for over an hour.

Capt. Todd Kocian said a motorcycle and another westbound vehicle had tried to merge when they collided.

The male driver of the motorcycle was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

And his female passenger suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, Kocian said.

No other injuries were reported.

Kocian said the crash is still under investigation.

Westbound Lyncrest Drive to North Cotner Boulevard will be closed as investigators work.

This is a developing story.  Stick with Channel 8 for any updates. 

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