Man Critically Injured in Vernal Motorcycle Accident on U.S. Route 191
Vernal, Utah (August 18, 2019) – A motorcyclist was critically injured in a traffic accident Saturday evening near Vernal, according to the UHP.
The accident occurred on August 17, on U.S. Route 191.
UHP said the man was riding a motorcycle southbound at a high rate of speed when he hit a bicycle rack on the back of a vehicle. The impact caused him to lose control. The vehicle he ran into fled the scene.
Officers said alcohol was a possible contributing factor in the crash.
The man was airlifted to a Salt Lake hospital with major head injuries. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
An investigation is underway.
We wish the injured victim a quick recovery.
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