Three people were injured Saturday in a three-vehicle accident in Auburn, Ala., police said.
The accident involving a car and two motorcycles occurred around 2:30 p.m. EDT on Interstate 85, said Auburn Police Capt. Tom Stofer.
The female driver of the car, a four-door Cadillac sedan, as well as one of the male motorcyclists were transported by ambulance to the East Alabama Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The other male rider was flown by helicopter to The Medical Center in Columbus for life-threatening injuries.
Stofer said police had not yet collected the victims’ information — including names and ages — Saturday evening.
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The three vehicles were travelling north on the highway when the car somehow collided with one or both of the motorcycles, Stofer said. Northbound lanes were closed for more than 1 1/2 hours and traffic was rerouted as the Auburn Police Department conducted their investigation.