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July 28, 2014

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Motorcylist lands in UMC with critical injury after bike hits cab, police report

Area of accident

A motorcyclist suffered critical injuries early today after he crashed into a taxi while possibly racing another motorcyclist, a Metro Police official said.

The collision between the motorcyclist and the Whittlesea Blue Cab occurred about 3 a.m. on Tropicana Avenue near Paradise Road. The motorcyclist was transported to University Medical Center with a critical head injury and a possible broken leg, said Officer Lawrence Hadfield, a Metro spokesman.

No one else was injured in the collision.

Metro is investigating the crash, including a report the motorcyclist was racing another bike.

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