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Motorcycle rider seriously injured in Monday morning crash

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Provided by Lubbock Police Department

Accident Investigators with the Lubbock Police Department are investigating an early morning crash that sent a motorcyclist to the hospital with serious injuries.

At approximately 5:45 Monday morning, officers responded to a crash with injuries in the 2600 block of North Loop 289. When officers arrived they located a single motorcycle that had been involved in a crash.

The driver, 66-year-old Jan Whitaker, was taken by ambulance to University Medical Center with serious injuries that are believed to be life-threatening.

The initial investigation indicates Whitaker was traveling westbound on North Loop 289 through a construction zone. As he attempted to exit the Loop at University Avenue, it appears he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed.

Whitaker was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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