Cyclist collision on Warner Street

The motorcyclist was making a left turn from West Sacramento Avenue onto Warner Street when he collided with a pedestrian bicyclist, said Chico Police Lt. David Britt. Photograph by: Quinn Western

A motorcycle collision on West Sacramento Avenue and Warner Street Saturday afternoon left a Chico State student hospitalized.

The 21-year-old student is alert, awake and talking as of Sunday afternoon, said Chico Police Sgt. Cesar Sandoval.

Chico Police received the call at 3:40 p.m. and responded shortly after, Sandoval said.

The motorcycle lost traction and collided with the student making a left turn from West Sacramento Avenue southbound onto Warner, said Lt. David Britt of Chico Police.The student was was waiting at the intersection with his bicycle.

When hit, the pedestrian fell down and hit his head on the pavement, Sandoval said. The student was taken to Enloe shortly after.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 23-year-old Chico resident, was not injured and stayed at the scene.

No drugs or alcohol were involved, Sandoval said.

The collision was considered an accident, he said. An investigation of the crash in ongoing.

Quinn Western contributed to this report.

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