A crash on the Deerfoot between two motorcycles Tuesday sent one person to hospital in critical condition.

One person has been transported to hospital in critical condition following a rush hour crash on the Deerfoot in southeast Calgary Tuesday.

The incident took place around 6:15 p.m. at Deerfoot and Southland Drive.

Two motorcycles were involved in the crash. Calgary Traffic Police were dispatched to the scene.

Northbound Deerfoot was shut down between Glenmore and Southland, although it was cleared around 8 p.m.

There was no other information available about the injured motorcyclist or the other driver.

ALERT: Traffic incident, SB Deerfoot Tr at Glenmore Tr SE, blocking the left lane. There are considerable backups in the area. #yyctraffic #yycroads pic.twitter.com/ulpctyMsnH

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CLEAR: The traffic incident on SB Deerfoot Tr at Glenmore Tr SE is cleared. #yyctraffic #yycroads

— YYC Transportation (@yyctransport) August 5, 2020