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Last updated on Monday, May 6, 2013
(SHELBYVILLE) - Two people are in serious condition following an accident Saturday afternoon in Shelby County.
Ruthanne Gordon of WISH TV8 reports that deputies say the accident happened shortly after 3 pm at the intersection of County Road 350 South and State Road 9.
Officers say a driver of a car was eastbound and was unable to stop and collided with the motorcyclist.
Both the motorcyclist and his passenger were thrown off the bike and were taken by air ambulance to IU Methodist Hospital where they are listed in serious condition.
The driver of the car was not injured.
Authorities say the crash remains under investigation.
The names of those involved have not been released.
A 2001 Chevrolet Malibu was eastbound on CR 350 S and was unable to stop at the intersection of SR 9. As the Malibu entered the roadway, it was struck by a 2000 Suzuki Intruder motorcycle. Both vehicles came to rest in the roadway.
The driver of the 2001 Chevrolet Malibu, a white male, 18 of Shelbyville was not injured. The driver of the 2000 Suzuki Intruder motorcycle, a white male, 40 of Shelbyville and his passenger, a white female, 29 of Shelbyville were both thrown from the motorcycle and were transported by Lifeline Helicopter to Methodist Hospital. Both occupants of the motorcycle are listed in serious condition.
The crash is still under investigation and no further information is being released at this time.
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