Motorcyclist injured after being struck by a van near hospital

NORFOLK, Neb. -- A motorcyclist has been hospitalized after being struck by a van near a hospital in Norfolk.

Norfolk Police says the van was heading eastbound on Norfolk Avenue and turned north to 27th Street.

It then struck the motorcyclist who was driving in the westbound lane.

The driver was then ejected and slid several yards, sustaining severe injuries to his legs.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue transported him to nearby Faith Regional.

The van driver was issued a citation for failure to yield right of way.

Currently, there are no further updates on the condition of the motorcyclist.