Two men are injured following a motorcycle crash in Oneida County.
According to a press release from the Wisconsin State Patrol, the accident happened on U.S. Hwy. 51 near County K in the town of Cassian, which is west of Rhinelander, just before 5:30 p.m. Friday.
State Patrol says one motorcycle traveling south was turning left onto Hwy K when it pulled in front of another motorcycle.
The 61-year-old driver of the southbound motorcycle was taken to a hospital by an ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. The other driver, 62, sustained life-threatening injuries and was flown to Wausau Aspirus Hospital.
Both drivers were not wearing helmets. Names are not being released at this time pending notification of their families.
Traffic had to be detoured for about an hour.
Assisting agencies included Oneida County Sheriff’s Department, Oneida County Ambulance, Town of Cassian Fire Department, Town of Nokomis First Responders, and Spirit Air 2.
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