Two injured when motorcycle crashes on Mosley near Kellogg

WICHITA _ Two people were seriously hurt Thursday evening when the motorcycle they were riding crashed near Kellogg and Mosley, authorities said.

Witnesses said the motorcycle was driving recklessly as it traveled south on Mosley just after 7 p.m., police reported.

The driver lost control of the motorcycle after it hit a set of railroad tracks in the 400 block of South Mosley and the vehicle crashed. Both the 25-year-old driver and his 24-year-old passenger were thrown from the motorcycle and sustained serious injuries, police said.

Neither person was wearing a helmet, police said.

Both victims were taken to Via Christi St. Francis. The woman is in critical condition, a hospital spokeswoman said, and the man is in serious condition.

Alcohol may have been a contributing factor in the crash, police said. Blood samples have been drawn for testing, according to police documents.

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