Cycle rider injured in crash

April 22, 2005

A Santa Ana man was seriously injured when a motorcycle he was

driving struck a curb in Newport Beach.

The accident happened at about 1 p.m. Thursday as the motorcycle

was driving west on Santa Barbara Drive at Bombero Street, Newport

Beach police said. The 2005 Yamaha YZF600 struck a curb, ejecting the


Zachary Alfonso-Brady, 26, was ejected from the motorcycle near a


Newport Beach fire station, Lt. Steve Shulman said. Paramedics

treated Alfonso-Brady at the scene and took him to Western Medical

Center in Santa Ana with head injuries.

His condition was not available.

Alfonso-Brady was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident,

police said. Friends of the man were following him at the time of the

accident, which is under investigation.

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