Major injury reported in motorcycle accident on Saliman and Fairview
A motorcyclist was severely injured in an accident at Saliman and Fairview streets this afternoon, according to Carson City sheriff's patrol officers on the scene via dispatch. Care Flight transported the patient to Renown Medical Center in Reno.
The motorcyclist sustained an injury to his leg, which was reportedly "cut in half," according to emergency personnel on the scene via police scanner. Law enforcement officers tell Carson Now that the injuries sustained involve significant trauma to the leg, which was broken, and a significant laceration.
The accident was reported at 4:19 p.m. Traffic along Fairview was re-routed and northbound and southbound traffic along Saliman was closed temporarily, opening back up at 5:15 p.m.
The condition of the victim is unknown at this time.