COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Police in western Iowa are seeking the driver of a car investigators say caused a deadly motorcycle crash, then fled the scene.
A news release from the Council Bluffs Police Department says the crash happened Monday afternoon on Interstate 29 in Council Bluffs.
A witness told police that a car merging onto the interstate from I-480 hit one of three motorcycles traveling southbound on I-29, pushing the bike into a guardrail.
The motorcycle driver was taken to a hospital in nearby Omaha, Nebraska, where he died.
A woman who was a passenger on the bike was also taken to the Omaha hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.