Click here for school closings and delays

Burlington man airlifted to hospital after motorcycle crash

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Harley Davidson

DES MOINES COUNTY, Iowa — A Burlington man was airlifted to the hospital after a motorcycle crash in Des Moines County.

Around 4:40 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, sheriff’s deputies responded to the intersection of Highway 99 and 125th Street, just north of Burlington.

Deputies found 27-year-old Richard Neff of Burlington lying unconscious in the grass.

According to the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office, Neff was driving a motorcycle around the curve when he left the road and was ejected.

Neff was airlifted to the hospital in Iowa City.

Witnesses told deputies the motorcycle was traveling at a very high rate of speed.