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Bystanders help lift car off victim in motorcycle crash on Chippenham Parkway

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A motorcyclist has serious injuries after an accident involving a motorcycle and a sedan Wednesday afternoon.

Virginia State Police said the crash occurred at 5:10pm on Route 150 (Chippenham Parkway) northbound 1/4mile south of Forest Hill Ave.

The trooper’s investigation revealed that a 1991 Honda motorcycle had slowed for traffic when it was rear ended by a 2008 Nissan Altima.

Police said the Nissan came to rest on top of the operator of the motorcycle. Four bystanders that had stopped lifted the Nissan off of the motorcycle rider.

The operator of the motorcycle was transported to Chippenham Medical Center with serious injuries.

The driver of the Nissan has been charged with following too close.

The names of the parties involved aren’t being released at this time.