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Motorcycle collides head-on with Lexus

A head-on collision Saturday involving a motorcycle and a car stopped traffic for nearly an hour on state Highway 84 in unincorporated San Mateo County near Skylonda.

The motorcyclist, a 20-year-old Stockton man, suffered severe but non-life threatening injuries.

The crash occurred shortly before 1:30 p.m. when the man riding west on Highway 84 (La Honda Road) lost control west of state Highway 35 (Skyline Boulevard) while trying to negotiate a left curve in the road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The motorcycle crossed over into oncoming traffic, and collided head-on with an eastbound 2007 Lexus driven by a 67-year-old Menlo Park man, CHP officials said.

The collision closed Highway 84 in both directions for 40 minutes, and one-way traffic control remained in effect until both lanes reopened at 2:57 p.m.

Comments

Posted by Some Guy, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Feb 27, 2012 at 12:35 pm

[Post removed. Please don't make assumptions about what happened or say that someone who was injured "got what he deserved."]


Posted by HillbillyHeaven, a resident of Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks
on Feb 27, 2012 at 11:53 pm

"Some Guy" posted that the motorcyclist "got what he deserved". Really? He deserved to DIE because he made a riding error?? [Portion removed. Comment on the topic without attacking other posters.]


Posted by steve, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Feb 28, 2012 at 7:54 am

"HillbillyHaven": The person did not die but did suffer injuries. "Some Guy" and his comment show what type of person he is.


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