2 injured in Lawrence County motorcycle crash

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — Two people were injured Monday night following a motorcycle crash in Lawrence County, Illinois.

According to Illinois State Police, Russell D. Tomblinson, 59, of Noble, Ill. was driving a Harley Davidson motorcycle northbound on Co. Rd. 250E, three miles south of Sumner, when he lost control of the bike on the loose dirt.

The motorcycle rolled into the left ditch, ejecting Tomblinson and a passenger, Teresa L. Redman, 54, of Olney, Ill. Both were flown to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

Tomblinson was cited for improper lane usage.

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