Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash with trash truck in West Bottoms

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February 07 2021 05:30 pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A motorcyclist is in critical condition after his bike slammed into a trash truck Monday evening in the West Bottoms.

According to Kansas City police, officers responded to the crash just after 5 p.m. near 12th and Genessee Streets.

A motorcycle and a trash truck collided head on, causing the motorcyclist to end up underneath the front wheels of the truck. The crash also resulted in a fire.

The motorcycle driver was taken to the hospital with critical injuries, according to police.

The driver of the trash truck didn’t suffer any major injuries and did not appear to be impaired.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.



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