POLICE CHASE Motorcyclist Hit By Car While Allegedly Running From Police
Reported by: Mamie Buoy
Web Producer: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Nov. 24, 2012 11:03 AM EST
Updated: Nov. 24, 2012 4:45 PM EST
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We now know the name of a Kentucky motorcyclist who was hit by a car while trying to run from police.
Troopers say they pulled over 21-year-old Steven Reilly on I-64 near Mount Sterling for speeding around 8:30pm Friday. They say Reilly pulled over, but then got into an agrument with the trooper. That's when he allegedly pushed the motorcycle in the trooper's direction and took off running. He tried to cross the median, but was hit by a van.
Reilly was flown to the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, where he is listed in serious but stable condition.
The driver and two passengers in the van were not hurt.
A Kentucky man is in the hospital after a police chase near Morehead.
Troopers say they pulled over a motorcyclist on I-64 for speeding around 8:30pm Friday.
Troopers say the man on the motorcycle pulled over, but then took off running. The man allegedly crossed the median and was hit by the driver of a Honda Odyssey.
The suspect was airlifted to UK Hospital in Lexington, where he remains in critical condition. His name has not been released.
The driver and two passengers in the Honda Odyssey did not get hurt.