Motorcyclist Airlifted Following Desert Crash on Box Canyon Road

Ceci Partridge & City News Service

A motorcyclist was seriously hurt Thursday in a crash reported in a remote desert area east of Indio.

The rider went down for unknown reasons about 10:55 a.m. on Box Canyon Road, four miles south of Interstate 10, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

A helicopter crew transported the person to an area hospital for treatment of injuries described as serious.

California Highway Patrol officers were on scene investigating the cause of the crash.

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