Rapid City accident sends motorcyclist to hospital

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A motorcyclist is in critical condition after running his bike into a car late this afternoon.

It happened on Elk Vale Road in Rapid City near the Dakotah Steakhouse. Police say traffic was moving slowly or was at a standstill when the biker slammed into the car.

He’s in Monument Health Rapid City Hospital and while his injuries are critical, police say he should pull through. Investigators say alcohol was likely involved and while no citations have been issued at this time, RCPD says that will likely happen.

No one in the car was injured.

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