SUMMERSET, S.D. – A motorcycle driver was injured during a two-vehicle, one-motorcycle crash on Interstate 90, Thursday morning.
The crash happened around 9:30 a.m. on the westbound lane of I-90, at mile marker 50.
A large box of plumbing supplies fell out of a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup, driven by Shane Devine, 49 of Piedmont.
The male driver, 66, of a 2019 Harley Davidson Tri-Glide Ultra Motorcycle slowed down in the passing lane. The motorcycle was rear-ended by a 2019 GMC Sierra that was hooked up to a utility trailer that Anthony Schulz, 64, of Wall was driving.
The motorcycle driver, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from the bike and suffered life-threatening injuries. He was airlifted to Monument Health.
Schulz was wearing a seatbelt and wasn’t injured. He is facing pending charges in the accident.
There are no charges pending against the motorcycle driver or Devine.
The westbound lane of I-90 was closed for about two and a half hours.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash and all information is preliminary at this time.