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Motorcyclist med-flighted after striking tractor-trailer when changing lanes

Posted at 5:17 PM, May 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-15 00:22:29-04

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. –Authorities said a motorcyclist was injured in a wreck involving a semi along Interstate 85 in Dinwiddie County Wednesday afternoon.

It happened on I-85 north near the Carson Road exit (mile marker 52) just before 5 p.m.

Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Steve Vick said that the motorcyclist was changing lanes when he struck the tractor-trailer.

Medflight transported the driver of the motorcycle to VCU Medical Center.

Vick said the man’s injuries were serious.