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Tuolumne Motorcyclist Suffers Major Injuries

Sonora, CA — A Tuolumne man is in the hospital being treated for major injuries following a motorcycle accident this morning.

The Highway Patrol says 43 year old Jason Price was traveling eastbound on Mather Road near Yosemite National Park at 6:15am, when the sun temporarily blinded him.

CHP reports indicate Price allowed his motorcycle to drive off the roadway, forcing his leg into a granite rock face.

He was ejected 57 feet and sustained massive injuries to his leg and hand. Price was airlifted to Memorial Hospital in Modesto for treatment.

Written by Sabrina Sabbagh