19-Year-Old Motorcyclist Hospitalized after Collision near Woodson Avenue

CORNING, CA (April 13, 2022) – Saturday night, Julian Barrajas was hospitalized following a motorcycle crash along South Avenue.

The incident happened around 9:51 p.m., when 37-year-old Devin Conrad Woodard driving a GMC Terain, was involved in a police pursuit.

For reasons under investigation, Woodard collided with Barrajas, who was riding his motorcycle in the area, ejecting him onto the roadway.

Medical personnel located the severely injured motorcyclist and airlifted him to Enloe Medical Center for treatment of multiple broken bones.

Furthermore, authorities arrested Woodard on a number of charges including evading a peace officer and vehicle theft.

Officers shut down the surrounding area for several hours to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. At this time, the California Highway Patrol has no other information regarding the collision or the current condition of the rider.

Meanwhile, Corning Police continue to investigate the motorcycle crash along South Avenue and will release updates once available.

If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity, which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.


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