UPDATE, 2:47 P.M.: A preliminary investigation reveals the driver of the motorcycle was traveling south on Johnston St., while the car was traveling north. The car made a left turn in front of the motorcycle causing it to strike the back passenger side of the car. The driver of the motorcycle was ejected. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to a local hospital for emergency surgery. He is listed in critical, but stable condition.

The driver of the car was transported to a local hospital for treatment of possible injuries. They were cited for failure to yield making a left turn at an intersection. Johnston Street is now completely open and accessible.

ORIGINAL, 12:12 P.M.: LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Lafayette Police are on the scene of a major crash involving a motorcycle.

According to Lafayette Police, the crash happened around 11:43 a.m. at the intersection of Johnston St. and Saint Julien Ave. The conditions of the drivers are unknown at this point.

Investigators are on the scene right now and ask motorists to avoid the area if possible. The intersection will be shut down as the investigation continues.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.