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Motorcyclist injured in accident in Pearl

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PEARL, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Pearl Police are working looking for the drive of the car involved in an accident Wednesday morning on Highway 80 near Pemberton Road.  

Authorities tell us that the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on Hwy. 80 when the drive of a vehicle failed to yield at the right away.  The motorcyclist lost control and was thrown from his bike.  His injuries are life-threatening.  

Lt. Robert Townsend says, "he wasn't doing anything wrong.  Just that he...the other vehicle apparently turned westbound and turned left in front of the motorcyclist or came across from service drive.  Either way he failed to yield at the right of way to the gentleman on the motorcycle."

The identity of the person on the motorcycle has not been released.

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