A rural Tonganoxie man was airlifted to the hospital after two motorcycles collided on Kansas 16 Highway, according to an official with the Sheriff’s Office.

A rural Tonganoxie man was airlifted to the hospital after two motorcycles collided on Kansas 16 Highway, according to an official with the Sheriff’s Office.

Another rural Tonganoxie man also was injured in the crash.

The wreck was reported at 1:40 p.m. Monday at K-16 and Parallel Road.

A 67-year-old man was traveling north on K-16 on a 2017 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. While attempting to turn west onto Parallel Road, he reportedly failed to yield to a southbound 1948 Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

A 70-year-old man was thrown from the southbound motorcycle. He suffered a severe head injury and other serious injuries. He was flown to the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, according to Undersheriff Jim Sherley.

The 67-year-old man was transported to the University of Kansas Hospital by Leavenworth County EMS. His injuries are considered to be serious, but they are not believed to be life-threatening, according to Sherley.

The investigation is ongoing.