One seriously injured in motorcycle crash on 59th street in Kansas City, Kansas

One person was seriously injured when a motorcycle crashed into an SUV in Kansas City, Kansas, Tuesday afternoon.

About 3 p.m. a motorcyclist driving north hit the back of an SUV that was stopped in traffic on 59th Street just north of Parallel Parkway, according to Officer William Carver of the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

The driver of the motorcycle was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the SUV was not hurt.

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Katie Bernard covers Kansas crime, cops and courts for the Kansas City Star. She joined the Star in May of 2019. Katie studied journalism and political science at the University of Kansas.