A crash on Johnston Street Tuesday afternoon sent a motorcyclist to the hospital in critical condition, Lafayette police said.

Witnesses to the crash at 5:18 p.m. in the 3100 block of Johnston Street at J & R Road told police the driver of a gold Ford Taurus turned left and struck a motorcycle.

The driver of the Ford Taurus was cited for failure to yield while turning left, police said. The driver of the motorcycle was listed in critical condition as of Wednesday morning.

The crash remains under investigation.