A motorcyclist suffered critical injuries after a crash with another vehicle in Erie Thursday evening.

The collision happened on Cherry St. just south of W. 12th St. around 5:30 p.m.

According to police, a Sedan and a motorcycle were both heading north on Cherry St. when the Sedan collided into the back of the motorcycle.

The male driver of the motorcycle was taken to UPMC-Hamot for life-threatening injuries.

Police closed of Cherry St. between 12th and 15th to investigate the crash.