Two men from Coon Rapids are fighting for their lives after colliding motorcycles on Saturday.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened around 12:30 p.m. on Hwy. 169 near Brooklyn Boulevard/77th Avenue in Brooklyn Park.
The two riders were going north on 169 when the driver of a blue Yamaha motorcycle traveling at a fast rate of speed collided with a red Honda motorcycle in front of him.
Both riders were wearing helmets but suffered life-threatening injuries. They were transported to North Memorial Medical Center for treatment.
The driver of the 2006 Yamaha is a 28 year old from Coon Rapids and the driver of the 2008 Honda is a 34 year old from Coon Rapids.
On Friday, a 40-year-old man from Brooklyn Park died when he crashed his super bike on Interstate 694 near the Interstate 94 interchange.