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POLICE: Man critically injured in two-vehicle crash near Madison, Indiana

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ind. (WDRB) -- Indiana State Police say a Hanover man was critically injured in a two-vehicle crash that happened early Saturday morning near Madison, Indiana.

Indiana State Police say the injured man, who was riding a motorcycle, has been placed into a medically-induced coma.

The crash happened around 12:15 a.m. Saturday, according to an Indiana State Police news release.

Police say the injured man was going south on a 2003 Kawasaki motorcycle, when a 1996 Chevy Blazer traveling north on Michigan Road attempted to make a left turn on to Village Drive.

Officials say the truck turned into the motorcycle's path and the two vehicles collided. Police say the man was thrown from the motorcycle as a result of the crash.

Investigators say the motorcyclist received injuries to his head and extremities. The man was taken to King's Daughter Hospital in Madison and then flown to U of L Hospital.

Authorities say the man was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The driver of the Chevy Blazer was not hurt, according to police.

Officials say the investigation into the crash is ongoing.   

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