Motorcycle crash west of Highway 99 lands one in hospital

The Fresno BeeJuly 8, 2014 

A motorcycle crash involving another vehicle in Fresno west of Highway 99 sent one man to the hospital Monday, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Tyron Mister, 53, of Fresno was at a stop sign headed south at the intersection of Hayes and Shields avenues. William Melville, 63, also of Fresno, was headed east on Shields toward Hayes on his 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle at about 55 mph when Mister pulled out in front of him, the CHP said.

The impact from the crash ejected Melville from the motorcycle. He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center with major injuries.

Mister suffered minor injuries and declined medical treatment, the CHP said.

The crash is still under investigation.

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