A single motorcycle traffic collision on State Route 1 between Inglenook and Newport has proven fatal after the driver succumbed to their injuries.
Originally reported at 1:11 p.m, scanner traffic indicated the incident resulted in an air ambulance being called to the scene. Despite CPR being administered to the patient, the rider passed away due to their injuries. The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office has been called to the scene for what the dispatcher described as a “confirmed coroner’s case”.
Traffic controls are in place as a result of the collision and the Caltrans Quickmap indicates traffic is congested in both the north and southbound lanes of State Route 1.
UPDATE 3/21/2022 9:49 a.m.:
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