78-year-old motorcyclist hurt in I-40 wreck - WSMV Channel 4

78-year-old motorcyclist hurt in I-40 wreck

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DICKSON, TN (WSMV) -

A motorcyclist from Florida was injured in an Interstate 40 crash in Dickson County on Tuesday.

The wreck occurred at 1:50 p.m. near mile marker 168 in Dickson County.

The motorcycle, driven by Max Longley, 78, was traveling westbound on I-40 when it went into the grass median, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. 

Longley lost control of the vehicle and it overturned several times, ejecting him from the motorcycle.

LifeFlight was called to the scene and took Longley to VUMC.  The interstate had to be shut down for about an hour.

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