Motorcyclist transported to hospital after crash near Cayucos

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, Calif. - A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital after crashing near Cayucos on Tuesday.

Cal Fire responded to the crash at around 12:40 p.m.

The motorcyclist crashed on Highway 1 north of Cayucos. He was riding northbound on Highway 1 in a construction zone. A semi-truck was slowing down as it passed through the construction zone. The motorcyclist collided with the back of the truck.

An ambulance transported the motorcyclist to the hospital for treatment. 

A Cal Fire truck blocked traffic on one portion of the highway, leading to single lane rotating traffic. 

The motorcyclist suffered major injuries in the form of a head injury, fractured femur and a fractured left wrist.

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