Two Injured in I-80 Motorcycle Crash

ambulance(AP) — Authorities say two people have been injured in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 80 near Omaha.

The Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office says the single-vehicle accident happened Wednesday afternoon on the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 near 144th Street. The Harley-Davidson motorcycle was carrying a male driver and a female passenger.

Witnesses reported that the motorcycle lost control and went on its side before it struck the median barricade in the far left lane.

The driver and passenger were taken to a local hospital in critical condition. They were both wearing helmets.

Authorities have not released their names.