Motorcyclist in critical condition after I-270 crash in Frederick Co.

WASHINGTON — A motorcyclist is in critical condition after being rear-ended by a driver on Interstate 270 in Frederick County, Maryland, Wednesday night.

The crash happened on northbound I-270, before Fingerboard Road/Route 80 in Urbana, around 7:20 p.m., Maryland State Police said.

The motorcyclist had been ejected onto the pavement, state police said, and was flown to shock trauma in Baltimore.

The driver of the SUV that rear-ended the motorcycle did not have any injuries.

The identities of those involved were not immediately released.

Traffic had been diverted for several hours after the crash, but lanes reopened around 10 p.m.

State police are still investigating. Anyone with information about this crash can call 301-600-4152.

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