Local Motorcyclist Hospitalized With Major Injuries Following Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 101 Near Klamath

A 38-year-old man from Klamath was hospitalized with major injuries after his motorcycle collided with an SUV on Highway 101 near Lonesome Road at approximately 5:35 a.m. today.

California Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Brandy Gozalez told the Outpost that the driver was transported by ambulance to Sutter Coast Hospital in Crescent City.

Neither driver is suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the crash.

The crash temporarily blocked the highway's southbound lane and traffic control was set up in the area. The highway was cleared and fully reopened at 6:26 a.m.


5:36 a.m.
[3] 1125 IN RDWAY
5:36 a.m.
[2] VEH VS MC
5:38 a.m.
[7] RP'S VEH IS STOPPED IN RDWAY
5:39 a.m.
[8] RP AND FRIENDS ATTEMPTING TO DIRECT TRAFFIC
5:42 a.m.
[14] [Appended, 05:44:24] [2] VEHS 1125 IN SB LN
6:12 a.m.
[22] A95-003 SB LANE BLOCKED, FIRE ON THE WAY // 1184 IN PLACE
6:17 a.m.
[23] A95-005 1185 MC, MAJ DAMAGE
6:18 a.m.
[24] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 AFFORDABLE TOW 707-464-6464
6:26 a.m.
[25] A95-003 RDWY CLR
6:56 a.m.
[28] A95-005 95-5 ENRT SUTTER FOR FU // 95-3 1023 FOR 1185
7:12 a.m.
[29] A95-003 1185 HAS MC
7:50 a.m.
[33] A95-005 2 VEH 1180 // ALL PAPERWORK TO PRINTER
7:50 a.m.
[34] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt to 1180-Trfc Collision-Major Inj by CHP [Shared]

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