A motorcyclist was airlifted to Renown Medical Center in Reno Monday night after crashing on Highway 50.
The rider, whose name has not been released, was headed up Spooner Summit from Lake Tahoe when the crash occurred about 5:38pm Aug. 3.
The rider was first put in an ambulance for treatment, but then was taken by Calstar to Reno with moderate injuries, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
It was slow going on the highway while emergency personnel tended to the victim. The road was completely shutdown for a bit while the helicopter landed.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.
— Lake Tahoe News staff report