Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in I-255 crash - KMOV.com

Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in I-255 crash

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DUPO, Ill. (KMOV.com) – One lane of Interstate 255 in Dupo is reopened after a motorcycle accident closed all the southbound lanes Thursday morning.

According to the Illinois State Police, the motorcycle hit the back of a pick-up truck near Route 3 closing all the lanes of traffic around 7 a.m.

The interstate was closed while emergency crews, including an ARCH helicopter, responded to the accident.

Authorities said the 33-year-old driver of the motorcycle was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital with life-threatening injuries.

No injuries were reported for the driver of the pick-up truck.

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