2 riding motorcycle in hospital after crash with SUV

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Updated: 9/27/2013 5:57 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Two people riding one motorcycle are in the hospital after colliding with an SUV and sliding underneath the vehicle.

According to Carson City Sheriff's Department, the crash happened at 3400 Research Way around 10am. The two on the motorcycle have only been identified as a male and a female.

They were heading to a Harley Davidson event when an SUV pulled out and the single motorcycle collided with SUV.

Both individuals on bike were flown by Care Flight to Renown.

Both have unknown injuries, but they do not seem to be life-threatening.

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Michsal - 9/29/2013 1:46 PM
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They are alright. =] Banged up pretty bad, but there a couple of tough fifty year olds.

Michsal - 9/29/2013 1:44 PM
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It was definitely the SUV's fault. The SUV was parked and didn't see the riders as the driver attempted to make a U turn. When the rider saw the SUV it was too late and he had to lay the bike down. Nona (The Motorcycle passenger) was pretty bummed she could not see the view from the Helicopter.

renojim - 9/28/2013 11:13 AM
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Apologies to all, if you see in the upper right corner, where it says published and updated, the original news story had the motorcyclist clearly at fault, then in typical news four fashion, they find out what really happened then updated the story with the SUV clearly at fault.

Mamasita - 9/27/2013 11:31 PM
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Renojim FYI what actually happened is SUV left side of road and attempted to make a u-turn to go back in opposite direction and apparently never seen the motorcycle approaching. That is when motorcycle hit SUV!

Rosy Vargas - 9/27/2013 11:21 PM
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WTF! Renojim ...ya got crap for brains? Get the FACTS before running your mouth ...

Nomad77 - 9/27/2013 9:44 PM
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Reno Jim, watch the news clip. It says the SUV puled out and hit the bike.

renojim - 9/27/2013 7:48 PM
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Tikidianne read the article, the police stated the motorcycle collided with the SUV. This poor motorcycle rider theme gets old.

Deadmeat99 - 9/27/2013 1:09 PM
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Proceed on red doesn't start until next week. Guess they didn't get the memo.

tikidianne - 9/27/2013 12:38 PM
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I am getting tired of reading reports of the motorcycle colliding with a vehicle and at first glance appears the motorcycle was at fault, when in fact 99% of the time the VEHICLE collided with the motorcycle, as in pulling in its path, rear-ending the motorcycle, etc. Really needs to emphasize the vehicle being the cause of the accident. Hope these folks will be OK!!

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