A motorcyclist was thrown from his sport cycle and seriously injured after a collision with a passenger car on Moraga Road at Moraga Blvd. Wednesday.
The cyclist, whose name was not given, received treatment at the scene before he was taken to a local hospital. The precise nature of his injuries and his current condition are not known.
The accident, reported at 6:20 p.m., shut down Moraga Road at Mt. Diablo Blvd. and St. Mary’s Road as emergency equipment maneuvered to reach the scene. Motorists who contacted NEWS24-680 said traffic was backed up halfway to Moraga.
Lafayette police are investigating the cause of the collision.