The motorcyclist was airlifted to Stanford Health Care After Colliding with a Hit-and-Run Driver on SR-9 at Bear Creek Road
Boulder Creek, Calif. – A motorcyclist was airlifted to the hospital after a hit-and-run accident that happened Tuesday evening in Boulder Creek.
The California Highway Patrol said the incident was reported around 7:30 p.m. on northbound State Route 9 at Bear Creek Road.
The CHP report said the driver of a vehicle hit a motorcyclist and fled the scene.
A party reporting the accident to authorities helped move the rider and the motorcycle out of the roadway.
Emergency personnel responded and took the victim to Highlands Park from where they were airlifted to Stanford Health Care with unspecified injuries.
The report did not give a description of the suspect driver or vehicle.
Authorities are investigating the collision.
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