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Injured biker airlifted to Roanoke




CHRISTIANSBURG – The driver of a motorcycle was airlifted to a Roanoke hospital Tuesday morning after his bike collided with a van. The extent of his injuries is unknown.

Authorities said charges are pending against the driver of the van. According to Christiansburg spokeswoman Becky Wilburn, investigators believe the operator of the van was attempting to make a left turn onto Roanoke Street and failed to see the motorcycle.

The 7:06 a.m. crash occurred in the 1600 block of Roanoke Street, in front of Gateway Plaza.