Motorcycle Crash Shuts Down Route 141 In Both Directions, Rider To Trauma

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Newport – Route 141 is currently shutdown in both directions in Newport due to a serious motorcycle accident.

Trooper 4 has landed on the roadway awaiting the patient.

The rider will be transported to the trauma center.

Update 5:09 PM Trooper 4 has lifted off.

Southbound lanes have reopened. NB lanes still blocked.

Update 7:00 PM Troopers continue to investigate the accident. NB lanes remain closed.

Update: A check at 7:40 PM shows the northbound lanes have been reopened.




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