2 critical after motorcycle, SUV crash

Police are investigating a major accident that happened on Nicar near Airline late Saturday. Two people who were on this motorcycle were rushed to the hospital.

August 14, 2011 5:45:01 AM PDT
A man and woman were hospitalized in critical condition Sunday after the motorcycle they were on crashed into a sports utility vehicle in north Harris County.

It happened around 9:30pm Saturday on Nicar near Airline.

Deputies say the man was driving the motorcycle eastbound on Nicar at a high rate of speed and the woman was riding on the back.

An SUV backed out of a home's driveway and the motorcycle slid into the side of the SUV.

Both riders were taken to Ben Taub General hospital in critical condition. Deputies say neither of them was wearing a helmet.

Investigators say the driver of the SUV is at fault and will be ticketed for the crash.

No one in that vehicle was injured.