LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Officers with the Lincoln Police Department say a man driving a stolen motorcycle crashed into a truck and the motorcycle burst into flames.
On Saturday, just after 1 p.m., police and first responders with Lincoln Fire and Rescue were dispatched to a crash at 70th Street and Forest Lake Boulevard, just south of Pioneers Boulevard.
LPD said a 2007 red Kawasaki motorcycle was northbound on S 70th Street and a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup had made a right turn onto S 70th Street from Forest Lake Boulevard.
Officers said the motorcycle crashed with the back of the truck and the driver separated from the motorcycle.
According to police, the motorcycle burst into flames after the impact.
Officers said they were able to review video that showed the motorcycle had been traveling at a high rate of speed before the crash.
The driver of the motorcycle,