Motorcyclist seriously injured in Kingsport parking lot crash

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A Jonesville, Virginia, man was seriously injured in a crash which occurred in the Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot in Kingsport, Tennessee, according to police.

The crash occurred around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities said a Suzuki GSX-R600 motorcycle was being operated recklessly at a high rate of speed. The bike then struck a car which was entering the rear of the parking lot from an entrance off of Indian Trail Drive which authorities said was being driven in a lawful manner.

The driver of the motorcycle sustained serious injuries and was not wearing a helmet. He is in an intensive care unit at a hospital.

Those in the car were not hurt.

Police believe alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. Charges are pending in the incident which remains under investigation.

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