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Highway 89 blocked at Alpine Meadows after motorcycle and vehicle collide

Highway 89 is blocked in both directions at Alpine Meadows due to a motorcycle and vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.
Highway 89 is blocked in both directions at Alpine Meadows due to a motorcycle and vehicle crash Saturday afternoon. California Department of Transportation

Both directions of Highway 89 near Alpine Meadows have reopened after a motorcycle and a vehicle collided Saturday afternoon, Caltrans said.

Highway 89 was initially closed in both directions, Caltrans said at 3:01 p.m. Traffic cams at the intersection of Alpine Meadows Blvd and Highway 89 showed a long line of cars waiting on the road.

At 3:38 p.m., Caltrans said the victim had been airlifted to a hospital and a one-way traffic control was in effect.

Caltrans reported around 4:30 p.m. that all lanes had reopened.

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