19-year-old Injured in Motorcycle Crash Along I-380 in Downtown Cedar Rapids

Police on scene of a motorcycle crash along I-380 northbound in downtown Cedar Rapids on Sunday, April 11, 2010. (Aaron Hepker/KCRG)

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By Aaron Hepker

Motorcycle Accident: I-380 Downtown CR
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CEDAR RAPIDS - A motorcyclist remains in critical condition on Monday after a crash threw him off a bridge.

It happened just before noon on Sunday on Interstate 380 near the Quaker Oats building.

Police say the Brian Ries, 19, of Toddville, lost control of his motorcycle and hit the guardrail.

The bike stayed on the road, but Ries fell over the bridge onto some grass below.

Ries was initially taken to St. Luke’s Hospital and then airlifted to Iowa City. The crash is still under investigation.

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