CADDO-SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A man is in the hospital after a high-speed motorcycle race in Caddo Parish late Saturday morning.
A witness told Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies the wreck happened when two motorcyclists began racing on West Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, just past south Shreve Park Drive around noon.
One driver lost control of his bike, veered off to the right shoulder, flipped over several times before it fell almost 20-feet down a steep ditch, according to deputies on scene.
Upon arrival, deputies found the driver leaning against a tree above the ditch.The other motorcyclist and biker had left the scene by time authorities arrived.
The man was rushed to University Health where his condition is unknown.
The incident is under investigation.