Woman injured in crash on Newtown Pike

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- A woman suffered serious injuries after a motorcycle crash in Lexington.

Police say the crash happened around 8 pm Thursday night on Newtown Pike, near Equine Campus Road.

Lt. Eric Lowe from the Lexington Police Department, says a truck hauling hay had slowed down to make a turn into a driveway, but he says the people on two motorcycles behind the truck then tried to pass it.
"When the motorcycles realized the truck was turning left, they hit their brakes and one of the motorcycles slid into the truck," he said.

Police say the woman on the motorcycle that hit the truck was taken to UK Hospital.

They say she's in serious condition but is stable.

The person on the other motorcycle wasn't injured.

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