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Road closed in Taylorsville after serious motorcycle accident

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Posted at 6:24 PM, Jun 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-17 22:18:05-04

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — Part of Redwood road will be closed in Taylorsville for several hours because of a serious motorcycle accident.

Sergeant Melody Cutler with Unified Police Department said the accident involved a motorcycle and vehicle at 4660 S. Redwood Road around 5 p.m. Thursday.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 34-year-old man, was rear ended and the went airborne before hitting the ground and suffering severe head trauma, according to Cutler.

He was transported to Intermountain Medical Center in extremely critical condition.

The motorcycle hit another car during the incident, both drivers involved are being cooperative and were not injured.

Redwood road will be closed from 4200 S. to 4700 S. as officials investigate and clean up the crash.

Impairment is not suspected to be an involving factor in the incident. The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

This is a developing story. Follow and watch FOX 13 for updates.