The operator of a three-wheeled motorcycle suffered major injuries and was airlifted to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Tuesday after the vehicle hit a road sign, sending rider and bike into a rock.
The solo vehicle crash happened about 1 p.m. Tuesday when Henry Miller, of Canyon Country, was riding a 2010 Bomba Spyder which is a three wheeled motorcycle, westbound on Lake Hughes Road, at mile Marker 12.04, California Highway patrol Officer Josh Greengard said, describing the vehicle as having two front wheels and one rear wheel.
“Due to Miller driving the Bomba Spyder at an unsafe speed, the motorcyclist lost control of the three wheeled motorcycle as he exited a left hand turn,” Greengard wrote in a news release issued Tuesday afternoon.
“Subsequently the motorcycle’s right front wheel collided into a roadway sign.
“The impact deflected the rider and his motorcycle into the rock embankment, where they both came to rest within the westbound roadway of Lake Hughes Road,” Greengard wrote.
Los Angeles County Fire and AMR responded to the scene and both administering emergency medical services to Miller.
Miller was transported a couple miles down Lake Hughes Road by AMR to an open dirt area where the Los Angeles County Fire Helicopter landed and was able to picked up Miller and transported him to Henry-Mayo Hospital.
At the time of this press release, Henry Miller state of injuries are unknown.
California Highway Patrol, Newhall Area is handling the investigation.
As of 1545 hours, Lake Hughes Road at mile marker LA12.04 has multiple California Highway Patrol officers still on scene to investigate traffic collision.
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