Gardnerville motorcyclist crashes on Kingsbury

A Gardnerville woman is in critical condition this morning after crashing

her motorcycle on the lake side of Kingsbury Grade, authorities said.

The accident happened near Juniper Drive on a sharp curve at about 7:55 a.m.

The 44-year-old motorcyclist was westbound on Kingsbury Grade, said NHP

Trooper Todd Hartline.

Another vehicle, described as a white pickup, was in the eastbound lane and

made a left-hand turn onto Juniper in front of the motorcyclist, Hartline


The woman locked her brakes to avoid collision and was ejected from the

motorcycle, he said. She was wearing a helmet and was transported by Care

Flight helicopter to Renown Medical Center in Reno.

An eyewitness, who was traveling behind the motorcyclist, saw the accident.

The driver of the white pickup who made the turn has not been located and

did not stop to help.

NHP is asking for any witnesses to the accident to contact them regarding

the case, which is under investigation. Call (775) 688-2500.


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