One person has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident that happened during the weekend "Memorial Ride and Drive" awareness event for Lyric and Elizabeth.

According to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office, they were notified shortly after 1pm Saturday (July 15) of a 3 vehicle accident on Highway 3 and "J" Avenue, north of Stanley.

Arriving officers discovered that during the charity motorcycle rally traveling through the county, 3 motorcycles collided and crashed to the ground.

Mercy Oelwein Ambulance took the victims to the Oelwein hospital; one of the drivers was airlifted to University Hospitals in Iowa City, where they were last listed in serious condition (UPDATE: Victims' Names Released).

The Fayette County Sheriff's Traffic Investigation Team was looking into the cause of the accident.

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