Motorcyclist collides with big-rig near Calistoga

May 2, 2010 1:52:44 PM PDT
A motorcyclist was injured after colliding with a big-rig in unincorporated Napa County near Calistoga Sunday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash happened just after 8 a.m. on state Highway 128 just west of Bennett Lane, CHP Officer Scott Cakebread said.

The motorcyclist suffered two broken legs and head injuries, and was airlifted to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, according to Cakebread.

No one else was injured. Both lanes of Highway 128 were closed for about half an hour while emergency personnel responded.