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UPDATE: BCPD Investigates Thursday night accident on Airline Drive


UPDATE: The injured motorcyclist is identified as Derick Collin Johnson, 20, of Shreveport. He remains hospitalized at University Health in Shreveport.

According to witnesses Johnson was traveling south on Airline Drive when his motorcycle collided with a northbound pickup truck that was making a left hand turn at Meadow Creek Drive. The pickup truck driver is identified as Stephen Zack Ellis, 28, of Bossier City. He was not injured.

Investigators say impairment is not suspected in the crash however routine toxicology tests are pending. No charges have been filed at this time as the investigation into the crash remains ongoing.

The original release is below

The Bossier City Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle crash Thursday night that left a man with life-threatening injuries after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck.

The crash happened at the intersection of Airline Drive and Meadow Creek Drive just before 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

The motorcyclist was taken to University Health in Shreveport by Bossier City Fire Department personnel.

The southbound lanes of Airline Drive at Middle Creek Drive were temporarily closed while officers investigate the crash.

The name of the injured motorcyclist is not being released at this time pending notification of his family.

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