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A motorcycle driver was injured in a crash near Interstate 35 and Santa Fe on Monday. Photo submitted via Facebook.

OLATHE, Kan. — A motorcycle rider is in serious condition with critical injuries Monday night after being hit by a car in Olathe, police say.

The motorcyclist was hit while traveling east on Santa Fe Street over Interstate 35, Olathe Police Sgt. Logan Bonney said.

The motorcycle rider has a head injury but was talking when he was taken to Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

Bonney said officers are still trying to determine what happened.