ERDA, Utah — A motorcycle rider is in the hospital following a crash with a car in Erda that also resulted in a massive fire.
The biker was traveling southbound on State Route 36 and ran a red light at the intersection of Erda Way, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.
The motorcycle t-boned a Volkswagen car that was heading west on Erda Way.
The motorcyclist was thrown from the bike and was taken via helicopter to a hospital in the Salt Lake area with serious injuries.
The car caught on fire after the crash, and SR-36 was temporarily closed in the area. It has since been reopened.
No one in the Volkswagen was injured.