A motorcycle crash on eastbound Highway 12 near Oakmont brought traffic to a standstill on Friday morning, the CHP said.

The 8:57 a.m. accident shut down one lane of traffic in the minutes after the motorcyclist crashed east of Pythian Road, the CHP said.

The rider was taken to a local hospital for evaluation of minor or moderate injuries but did not appear to be badly hurt, emergency dispatchers said.