Motorcyclist hospitalized after Linn County crash

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LINN COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A 21-year-old Cedar Rapids man is in the hospital after a crash in Linn County Tuesday night.

The Linn County Sheriff's Office say 21-year-old Ontario Deshawn Taylor was taking the ramp from southbound Highway 13 to eastbound Highway 30 just before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday when he lost control of his motorcycle and hit the guardrail.

Taylor was taken by LifeGuard Air Ambulance to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with life threatening injuries.

Deputies say Taylor, who was the only person involved, was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.