LINCOLN, NE – Police in Lincoln say a motorcyclist was struck and critically injured by a driver who left the scene late Friday night, KOLN reports.
Officers arrived at the scene at South 27th Street and Tamarin Ridge Road shortly before midnight. Investigators determined that a 28-year-old motorcyclist was headed north on South 27th Street when he struck a median and was knocked to the ground. When he sat up next to the motorcycle he was struck by a dark-colored SUV that drove away, according to police.
The motorcyclist was hospitalized in critical but stable condition, and police said he is expected to survive.
A search is now underway for the driver involved, and anyone with information was asked to contact the Lincoln Police Department.
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident caused by a reckless driver, contact Rensch & Rensch Law right away. Our experienced Nebraska motorcycle accident lawyers have successfully handled many motorcycle accident cases over the years, and we know what it takes to get you the compensation you deserve. Call us for a free consultation at 800-471-4100. You can also contact us by e-mail or chat live with us on our site.