Biker Hospitalized After Crash

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ASHLEY — A person was rushed to the hospital, hurt in a crash in Luzerne County.

The wreck happened around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday on Interstate 81 in Ashley.

According to state police, a car slowed down near the on ramp to avoid hitting a truck.  As it was slowing, a motorcycle slammed into the car from behind.

The biker was taken to the hospital.  The extent of the injuries is unknown.

The crash closed one lane on Interstate 81 south for a short time.