DETROIT (WWJ) – A motorcyclist is hospitalized with serious injuries after police say he crashed while speeding along the freeway.

Police said the man was traveling at about 100 miles per hour on Eastbound I-96 when his bike slammed into the back of a Jeep Liberty. The motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital, but no one else was hurt.

The freeway was shut down at Martin Luther King following the crash,  just after 5 p.m. Thursday. Police said, due to the extent of the man’s injuries, the freeway would be closed for a couple of hours while they conducted a full-scale investigation.

The man was wearing a helmet.

His name was not immediately released.

For the latest from the roads, stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 for traffic and weather, every 10 minutes on the 8s. To check for the latest incidents anytime, visit our traffic page.


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