48°
Clear
FRI
 83°
 47°
SAT
 85°
 49°
SUN
 90°
 51°
MON
 91°
 53°
TUE
 90°
 53°

Motorcyclist hurt in collision north of Bodega Bay

A motorcyclist from Vallejo was seriously injured Saturday when he broadsided an SUV making a U-turn on Highway 1 north of Bodega Bay.

Michael Talken, 61, was riding his 2000 Buell in the 6000 block of Highway 1 north of Bodega Bay when 30-year-old Haley O'Connors of Santa Rosa pulled off the roadway and did a U-turn, CHP officer Nenad Gorenek said.

Talken was airlifted to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital with major injuries including broken ribs, internal injuries and an injury to his knee, Gorenek said.

O'Connors was uninjured in the accident and was not issued a citation.


comments powered by Disqus
© The Press Democrat |  Terms of Service |  Privacy Policy |  Jobs With Us |  RSS |  Advertising |  Sonoma Media Investments |  Place an Ad
Switch to our Mobile View