4 injured in weekend motorcycle collision

Posted on May 24, 2010
Four people were injured in a motorcycle wreck Friday afternoon and are still recovering from their injuries. The collision occurred on Highway 5 near 521 in Lancaster County, South Carolina.

The driver of one motorcycle lost control of his bike and hit another motorcycle. There were two passengers on each motorcycle and all four were ejected from the bikes during the collision. The wreck involved a 2002 Harley Davidson and a 2005 Harley Davidson. Police are uncertain as to which motorcycle caused the crash. Both were driven by male riders and carrying female passengers.

Three of the riders were critically injured and had to be airlifted from the scene to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The fourth was taken by ambulance to the same hospital.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is still investigating what caused the incident.