PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Emergency crews were called to the scene of a motorcycle accident in Lawrenceville tonight.

The crash happened at 40th Street and Butler Street near a GetGo gas station.

The motorcyclist was reportedly thrown from the bike and hit a telephone pole after colliding with a car.

According to Allegheny County, the motorcycle rider was taken to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in critical condition.

Authorities shut down 40th Street between Foster and Butler Streets to investigate the accident.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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