Motorcyclists crash while racing in Central Whidbey

Two motorcyclists were injured after they both lost control while racing on Central Whidbey Saturday evening, according to the State Patrol.

Robert Durham, 53, of Spokane Valley was on a 2009 Harley Davidson flat track motorcycle; Jason Nall, 38, of Bremerton was riding a 2016 Harley Davidson FXDL low rider.

The two men were racing at a high rate of speed eastward on State Highway 20 near Keystone Avenue. Both men lost control and were ejected from their motorcycles, the State Patrol reports.

Durham was seriously injured and airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He was in critical condition in the intensive care unit as of Monday afternoon.

Nall was also injured and transported to WhidbeyHealth Medical Center for treatment.

Both men were wearing helmets.

The State Patrol reports that the motorcyclists may face charges for DUI and reckless driving.

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