Solo motorcyclist injured in crash near Shasta Dam

Motorcyclist injured in crash near Shasta Dam, Monday evening.


Police said the motorcyclist was driving south on Lake Boulevard at an unsafe speed. The driver attempted a curve and lost control of his motorcycle.

The driver was a 56-year-old from Walla Walla, Washington.


A solo motorcyclist was transported to Mercy Medical Center Monday night with major injuries, after crashing in the City of Shasta Lake near Shasta Dam.

The man was driving a 2004 Harley Davidson around 6:00 p.m. southbound on Lake Boulevard, near Kennett Road. Investigators say he crashed, and was reportedly found lying in the road at 6:10 p.m.

Officers with the California Highway Patrol told our Chief Photographer at the scene that alcohol is being investigated as a possible factor in the crash. A beer can was found near the crashed bike, but it's unknown if it's related.

Traffic has been allowed around the scene.

This is a developing story--check back for updates.

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