Motorcyclist Injured in Fortuna Accident
A motorcyclist and a vehicle were involved a traffic collision. [Photo provided by Jenny Chastain]
A motorcyclist received a serious injury to his leg when there was a collision with a vehicle behind Safeway on Redwood Way in Fortuna about 10 minutes to six this evening. According to Sgt. Charles Ellebrecht of the Fortuna Police, “A preliminary investigation shows the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on Redwood Way when a Ford Escort was traveling westbound and turned south in the path of the motorcyclist.”
The motorcycle struck the car. The biker received a broken leg as well as some abrasions. However, he was talking and alert when he left in an ambulance.The driver of the car was uninjured. NO alcohol and drugs factor
The driver of the car was uninjured. Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor in the collision, according to Ellebrecht.
Fortuna Police, Fortuna Fire, and an ambulance all responded to the scene.
Images below were provided by Fortuna Police.