RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA — One person hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after their motorcycle collided with another vehicle on California Highway 79 in Aguanga, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The collision occurred at the intersection with California Highway 371 and was first reported shortly before 2:30 p.m.
Few details have been released, but the CHP said a motorcyclist traveled through the intersection and was struck head-on by another vehicle.
All westbound lanes of SR-371 were blocked in the aftermath of the crash.
By 3:15 p.m., a medical helicopter had arrived on the scene to transport the victim to Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar. No information on the severity of the patient’s condition has been shared as of this writing.
Authorities did not say whether the other driver remained at the scene. No arrests or pending charges have been reported at this time.
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