Jun 27, 2010 5:54 PM by Jeannette Hynes
A motorcycle rider and his passenger are in the hospital, after the man lost control of his motorcycle Sunday afternoon, according to Colorado Springs Police.
The accident happened at 2:37 p.m. on eastbound Fountain Boulevard, just before the Union Boulevard intersection. Police say the man lost control, hit the curb, and the motorcycle landed in the field. Both the driver and passenger flew off the bike. Police say they do not know the extent of their injuries or if they were wearing helmets.
The intersection was closed for about 30 minutes while police investigated the crash.