Motorcycle Accident Kills Woman On I-25

A motorcycle accident on Interstate 25 southbound killed the the 58-year-old woman driving it Thursday afternoon.

Police say the woman hit the guardrail on I-25 near the Bijou Street exit, and fell off the bike over the guardrail, into the median. The bike continued driving on its own for about 200 yards before crashing.

Police say the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet when the crash happened. The victim's name has not yet been released.

The left lane of southbound I-25 was closed until 3:30 p.m. Thursday, backing up traffic for a few hours.