Motorcycle Crash in Rio Linda Causes Major Injuries
A motorcycle crash on November 24 in Rio Linda caused serious injuries to the rider who was left lying in the road by a hit and run driver. The motorcyclist, 22, was hit by a pickup truck after midnight in the vicinity of Front and M streets. The injured motorcyclist has been identified as Douglas Slabbekorn. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the blue pickup was raised up on its frame and was tentatively identified as a Dodge Ram. The pickup sustained damage to the front end and the right passenger side. Slabbekorn was rushed to the hospital with a fractured leg, internal bleeding and a collapsed lung.