Motorcyclist hurt in collision near Modesto

June 28, 2014 

A motorcycle rider suffered major injuries after colliding with a car that turned left in front of him on Ladd Road north of Modesto on Saturday, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Pranil Khatri, 39, was driving a Harley-Davidson west on Ladd around 12:50 p.m. when a Volkswagen traveling east made a left turn in front of him onto St. John Road, according to the CHP. Khatri swerved but was unable to avoid a collision with the Volkswagen and was ejected from the motorcycle.

The car’s driver, Edgar DeGarcia, 32, of Studio City, was uninjured, the CHP said.

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