By Bay City News Service —
A motorcyclist suffered major injuries when he crashed into a fire
hydrant on Vasco Road near Livermore this afternoon, a California Highway
Patrol spokesman said.
The crash was reported at 1:13 p.m. near the Vasco Road Landfill
at 4001 N. Vasco Road in unincorporated Alameda County.
north when, for an unknown reason, he went off the roadway and struck the
hydrant on the right shoulder, CHP Officer Steve Creel said.
The man ended up in a ditch on the side of the road. Emergency
crews responded and took him to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley,
Creel said investigators are trying to determine whether alcohol
played a role in the crash.