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Motorcyclist hurt after crash involving Lowell police cruiser

. The rider was airlifted to a Boston-area hospital and his condition was not immediately clear.

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A motorcyclist was airlifted to the hospital after crashing into a Lowell police cruiser Saturday evening, according to police.

According to police, the motorcyclist was traveling the wrong way down South Whipple Street, which is a one-way road, when it came out on Lawrence Street and hit the cruiser just before 6:30 p.m. The rider was airlifted to a Boston-area hospital. His condition was not immediately clear.

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The officer in the cruiser was taken to a local hospital and has since been released.

The crash remains under investigation by the Lowell Police Department Accident Reconstruction Unit.

No other details were immediately available.

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