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UPDATED: Motorcylist In Critical Condition After Crash
UPDATED October 1, 12:27 p.m.
A motorcyclist involved in a crash with an SUV in Springfield Monday afternoon remains in critical condition.
Springfield police say an SUV was pulling onto Stevenson Drive when a motorcyclist crashed into it.
The driver of the motorcycle, 22-year-old Steven Shafer, was taken to St. John's Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
UPDATED September 30, 4:17 p.m.
A portion of Stevenson Drive is still shut down after a motorcycle vs. SUV accident just after 2:00 today.
The driver of the motorcycle was taken to St. John's Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
There was no passenger on the motorcycle. No word on whether the SUV driver was injured, or if there were any passengers in the SUV.
Police say the motorcyclist was headed westbound on Stevenson Drive when he hit the rear of the SUV, which was driving on Woodward Street.
Police say Stevenson Drive between Woodward Street and Stanton Avenue could be shut down until after 8 p.m. tonight.