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Motorcyclist hurt in accident

Staff Reports
A motorcyclist was injured Wednesday after an accident on Highway 395 between Mica Drive and Jacks Valley Road. Traffic was backed up while the Nevada Highway Patrol investigated the crash. No other information was available Wednesday.
Shannon Litz | The Record-Courier

A motorcyclist received non-life threatening injuries in a collision on Highway 395 between Mica Drive and Jacks Valley Road on Wednesday afternoon.

Alcides Joel Rodriguez, 26, of Carson City, was riding a 2006 Yamaha, when he struck the rear of a pickup driven by Courtney Garnett, 26, of Louiston, Mont.

He was ejected from the motorcycle and ended up in the cable divider, according to NHP spokeswoman Barbara Stapleton.

Rodriquez was helicoptered from the scene of the accident for treatment. Another motorcyclist was injured in a collision with a car Tuesday evening.

The motorcyclist was transported to Renown Medical Center in Reno by a Careflight helicopter after the collision at Colorado and South Carson streets at 5:23 p.m.

On Thursday evening, a female pedestrian was injured at Highway 395 and Topsy Lane.

The woman suffered from an injured leg, according to broadcast reports, and was taken by Careflight to Reno for treatment.

The call came in at 5:05 p.m. East Fork and Carson City firefighters responded to the accident.