INDEPENDENCE, Kan. | A collision between a motorcycle and a buffalo has landed a Kansas man in the hospital with serious injuries.
Montgomery County sheriff's Deputy Kyle Hand said the collision happened around 4:25 a.m. Thursday on a county road southwest of the city.
The deputy says a 49-year-old Independence man was riding his motorcycle when he ran into a buffalo that was in the roadway.
The man was airlifted to Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Mo., for surgery. Sheriff Robert Dierks said the man was in critical condition Thursday afternoon.
| The Associated Press