Motorcycle crash on I-580 in Livermore

November 24, 2009 8:36:05 AM PST
A motorcycle crash on Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore has resulted in potentially serious injuries to the motorcyclist and has shut down several westbound lanes, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

The crash was reported at 7:44 a.m. on westbound I-580 just west of Springtown Boulevard.

CHP Officer Kevin Kroncke said the motorcyclist may have rear-ended a truck. After the crash, he said, "the rider was in one lane and the motorcycle in the other."

A medical helicopter was landing nearby at about 8:15 a.m.