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CHP Investigates Alta Sierra Motorcycle Accident

The CHP is still investigation a motorcycle accident on Alta Sierra Drive early this (Wednesday) morning.  Shortly after eight a Nevada County Sheriff Deputy reported an accident involving a motorcycle hitting a trailer. Consolidated Fire Chief Tim Fike says Fire fighters and ambulance personnel responded near Kardale Court. The Chief says initially the male motorcycle rider was being taken to Sierra Nevada Hospital.

“There was a vehicle accident with one motorcycle that had run into a utility trailer. That person was being transpoted to Sierra Nevada when Sierra Nevada paramedics determined he should be flown out in a Life Flight type helicopter.”

The initial investigation is focusing on a utility truck turning into the path of an oncoming motorcycle. The motorcycle rider laid on the ground trying to avoid the trailer, but struck it with his back. The man’s condition is unknown.

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