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Motorcyclist critically injured after colliding with semi

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Posted at 10:37 PM, Jun 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-15 23:37:00-04

GRETNA, Neb. (KMTV) — According to the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office, a motorcyclist collided with a semi on an I-80 exit near Highway 31 outside of Gretna on Monday night.

The sheriff's office responded to the scene around 7:49 p.m.

Investigation indicates that a motorcycle driven by a 27-year-old Omaha man exited onto Hwy 31 from the eastbound entrance ramp to I-80.

Traveling northbound, the motorcyclist ran a red light and struck a Volvo semi-truck that was attempting to turn south onto Hwy 31.

The motorcyclist sustained injuries to his legs and arms and was transported to a trauma center by a Lifeflight medical helicopter. Additionally, the semi driver was injured.

Investigation into the crash is ongoing.