The Linn County Sheriff's Office said a 23-year-old motorcyclist was taken to the hospital following a crash on Highway 151 Monday morning.
It happened around 7:50 a.m. in the area of Williams Boulevard.
Authorities said the motorcyclist was heading east on Williams Boulevard, when an SUV turned left in front of him, causing the crash.
The motorcyclist, identified as Zachary Taylor, of Fairfax, was taken to the hospital with what are believed to be life-threatening injuries, authorities said. He did not have his helmet on at the time of the crash.
The Linn County Sheriff's Office said the driver of the SUV was cited for failing to yield.