Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash on Johnson Street

A motorcyclist was in critical condition after he crashed into a truck on Johnston Street before 1 p.m. Wednesday, an official said.

The accident occurred as the truck was turning from a private road onto Johnston Street, Lafayette Police Cpl. Paul Mouton said in a news release.

The motorcyclist was rushed to an area hospital. There were no other injuries reported, Mouton said.

Traffic was diverted for about 90 minutes onto Ridge Road and Camellia Boulevard before police reopened Johnston Street.