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PROVO CANYON, Utah, Sept. 9, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — A motorcyclist is in extremely critical condition after losing control of the bike and crashing on State Route 189.
According to a Utah Highway Patrol news release, the accident happened at about 7:27 p.m. near milepost 22.
The motorcycle crashed on the right side of the road, and the rider was thrown from the bike. Despite wearing a helmet, the rider suffered extremely critical injuries and was flown by helicopter to an area hospital, the release states.
Troopers are investigating speed as a factor in the crash.
Gephardt Daily will update this story as more information is released.