One person was injured in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday night

Lawrence, KS – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

It happened on U.S. Highway 24/40.

Officials say that the highway was closed to traffic between East 1500 Road and East 1600 Road.

It was back open around 10:15 p.m.

The crash involved a motorcyclist and a driver of an SUV that left the scene.

The motorcycle driver was taken to a hospital.

The extent of his injuries are unknown at this time.

This incident is still under investigation.

This story will be updated when new information is available.