Motorcyclist injured in crash on Lexington road

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A busy Lexington road closed for nearly an hour Wednesday morning after an accident involving a motorcycle and a van.

Lexington police closed the intersection of Versailles at Red Mile for nearly an hour as crews worked to clear the debris.

The accident happened around 6:30am. Police say a van traveling inbound on Versailles turned left onto Forbes in front of the motorcycle which was traveling outbound.

The motorcycle rider was transported to the hospital. Police describe his injuries as serious but not life threatening.

He was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the van was cited for No Operators License.

Both people in the van were uninjured.

The intersection was re-opened just before 7:30am.

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