Two motorcyclists were injured in separate crashes Sunday afternoon, one in Napa County and one in Sonoma County.

Napa County CHP officers arrived on the scene of a crash on Butts Canyon Road near Snell Valley Road, north of Pope Valley, about 12:40 p.m. where a male motorcyclist failed to negotiate a curve and went off the road, his motorcycle plunging about 50 feet down an embankment.

The man, who was not identified, was taken to a Vacaville hospital for moderate injuries, said Sgt. Mike Hagen. Drugs or alcohol use was not suspected.

In Petaluma, Sonoma County CHP officers responded to a motorcycle crash about 2 p.m. The unidentified man was driving on Tomales Road at Valley Ford Road when he crashed, said Sgt. Jason Bahlman. The motorcyclist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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