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Motorcyclist suffers serious injuries after crash in Sorrento Valley

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SAN DIEGO – A 22-year-old man suffered serious injuries when he crashed his motorcycle into a Jeep in Sorrento Valley, police said Saturday.

The man was hospitalized with non life-threatening fractures he sustained from the crash, which occurred at 5:10 p.m. Friday in the 8400 block of Camino Santa Fe, according to San Diego police Sgt. Michael Tansey.

He was riding on a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle in the southbound No. 1 lane of Camino Santa Fe approaching Rasha Street when he collided with the driver side of a Jeep Liberty that had entered the intersection to make a left turn, Tansey said.

The driver of the Jeep, an 18-year-old man, did not see the approaching motorcyclist, Tansey said.

The motorcyclist was transported by paramedics to Scripp’s La Jolla Hospital for treatment of a fractured left wrist and a fractured left femur.

Alcohol or drugs were not considered factors and the driver of the Jeep was cooperating with the investigation.