Posted: Sep 16, 2013 6:19 PM by Keele Smith - MTN News
Updated: Sep 16, 2013 6:40 PM
A motorcyclist was airlifted on Monday afternoon after colliding with an SUV on Highway 191.
The SUV was heading south and as it was making a left hand turn, it collided with a motorcycle in the northbound lane.
The t-bone crash left the motorcycle damaged and the female driver, who was wearing a helmet, was life flighted to the hospital.
The two people in the SUV sustained minor injuries.
Drivers ought to remember to be careful on 191, which is busy this time of year.
Sgt. Pat McCarthy with Montana Highway Patrol, said, "Wear your helmet, wear your seat-belts. Watch out for different vehicle types, people are leaving their vacations and coming home."
Officials say speed was not a factor in the crash and they are still determining if alcohol or drugs were factors.