Motorcyclist crashes down 20-foot embankment in North County

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RAINBOW (CNS) – Fire crews Saturday rescued a motorcyclist who went over the side of a road in Rainbow.

The motorcycle rider, who suffered significant injuries, was hoisted up about 20 feet to Rice Canyon Road by crews from the North County Fire Protection District at 3:55 p.m. and rushed by ambulance to Palomar Hospital in Escondido, said Capt. John Choi of the NCFPD.

The rider went off the side of the road and down an embankment at 3:03 p.m., Choi said.

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