Motorcyclist flown to hospital following crash in Taunton

SE Mass

TAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) — A motorcycle rider suffered serious injuries in a crash Friday night in Taunton.

The crash took place around 7 p.m. on Alfred Lord Boulevard in the area of Worcester Street. It appeared the motorcycle collided with a minivan and careened into a gas station parking lot.

The rider is a man in his 50s, according to a deputy fire chief on scene. A medical helicopter was brought in to fly him to Boston Medical Center.

The deputy chief said the man was conscious but suffered serious injuries to the right side of his body that are considered life-threatening.

Taunton police said minivan’s driver and passenger were not injured.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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