Motorcyclist suffers major injuries in 3-vehicle crash on Hwy. 101

A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with major injuries Friday after a three-vehicle crash on southbound Highway 101 north of the Los Osos Valley Road exit in San Luis Obispo.

California Highway Patrol received a call about 12:45 p.m. and responded to the scene. The crash involved two motorcycles and a car.

Southbound traffic was backed up from the LOVR exit through downtown San Luis Obispo for a little more than an hour after the crash. CHP said traffic cleared about 2:20 p.m.

CHP said the injured person was driving a Suzuki SV650 “sport style” motorcycle. No information was immediately available regarding the other drivers or the condition of the injured rider.