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Motorcycle driver in critical condition after Sunday night crash, police say

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On Sunday night, police responded to an accident that sent a motorcycle driver to a Chicago hospital in critical condition.

HAMMOND — A motorcycle driver was flown to a Chicago hospital in critical condition after an accident Sunday night. 

At approximately 10:45 p.m., the Hammond Police Department responded to the intersection of 169th Street and New Hampshire Avenue for an accident, according to Lt. Steven Kellogg.

The accident involved a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle, Kellogg said, and the vehicle driver was arrested pending charges. Additional information about the condition of the motorcycle driver was not provided. 

Investigators are looking into if alcohol was a factor in the crash, Kellogg said.


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AnnMarie Hilton is an education reporter for The Times. She grew up in a Chicago suburb and studied journalism at Northwestern University. Before coming to The Times, she worked as a business reporter in Wisconsin.

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