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Motorcyclist Injured in Hit-and-Run Collision along Highway 20

YUBA CITY, CA (November 15, 2021) – Wednesday, Brian Thornton was critically injured in a motorcycle crash on Highway 20.

The California Highway Patrol responded to reports of a motorcyclist who was struck near the AM/PM entrance along Highway 20.

According to reports, a white sedan forced Thornton off the roadway, causing him to crash into a tree, trapping him.

Responding emergency crews rendered aid to the motorcyclist who sustained major injuries at the scene. Furthermore they were able to transport him to a local hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, the driver of the sedan fled the scene.

Yuba City police did not release any additional information at this time. However, the cause of the accident and factors involved remain under investigation.

Motorcyclists rarely escape injury when an accident occurs. It is important to never underestimate the bike’s speed when you’re riding a motorcycle. Additionally, strictly follow traffic laws and the conditions of the road. For other drivers, do not tailgate a motorcyclist and maintain a safe following distance. Give motorcyclists a full traffic lane when you pass, as they too have equal rights on the road.


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