Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Motorcyclist Injured on Highway 8 Business

Glenview: On Wednesday, May 11th at 11:32am, the Lakeside Fire District received calls about a downed motorcycle rider in the 13400 block of Highway 8 Business. Units dispatched included Engine One (Riverview Station), Rescue 3 (Lake Jennings Station) and Medic 3 (Lake Jennings Station).

Fire crews discovered a single rider down in the roadway with complaints of pain and a possible loss of consciousness. Crews initiated rapid trauma care and the patient was transported to the Trauma Unit at Sharp Memorial Hospital.

Crews load the injured rider for transport to Sharp Trauma.
Occupants in a vehicle involved in the accident were not injured. Crews assisted CHP with traffic control till the roadway was clear.

The accident is currently being investigated by the CHP. A total of 8 personnel from the Lakeside Fire District responded to the incident.

This accident occurred at the same location as a prior motorcycle accident that occurred recently (LINK)

Submitted By: Fire Captain Mark Grow, Lakeside Fire District

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