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Motorcyclist airlifted after crashing in Adelanto



Deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff's Station investigated a solo crash involving a motorcycle. (Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)

ADELANTO, Calif. ( A rider was airlifted to a trauma center after a solo motorcycle crash in Adelanto Sunday afternoon.

It happened at about 4:22 p.m. on Bellflower Street just south of Cassia Street and involved a black Suzuki.

San Bernardino County Firefighters and American Medical Response (AMR) responded and transported the motorcyclist to Fire Station 322 on Rancho Road. He was then transported by SB County Fire Department’s helicopter to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

According to the riders mother, who arrived shortly after the crash, her son, Christopher Rasmussen, 34, was suffering from severe road burn and possibly a broken hand, but is expected to survive.

Deputies are currently conducting an investigation to determine the exact cause of the crash.