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KCK motorcycle accident injures driver, passenger

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Posted at 9:24 PM, Aug 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-17 22:28:10-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two people were injured when a motorcycle flipped in the 2800 block of Merriam Lane Saturday evening.

Kansas City, Kansas, Police were called to the scene of the crash just before 7 p.m.

Investigators believe the motorcycle was traveling west on Merriam Lane when the driver locked up the motorcycle and the bike flipped, ejecting both him and his female passenger.

The male driver sustained life-threatening injuries, and the female passenger sustained serious injuries.

Police are not sure at this time if they were wearing helmets at the time of the crash. Officers do believe speed was a contributing factor in the crash.

No other vehicles were involved.