Lincoln man crashes stolen motorcycle, bike bursts into flames

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Lincoln Police say a man driving a stolen motorcycle crashed into a truck over the weekend. 

Lincoln Police say they were called Saturday afternoon for the crash. 

Authorities say a motorcycle was driving on 70th Street and collided with a pickup truck.

They say the motorcycle burst into flames after the impact. 

The driver of the motorcycle, a 27-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital for serious injuries. 

Police say they then learned the motorcycle had been stolen in August. The driver was also found to have a suspended license. 

He was cited and released on misdemeanor possession of stolen property, negligent driving and a suspended license.