Man taken to hospital after motorcycle accident

POSTED: 5:44 PM Jun 14 2013   UPDATED: 5:48 PM Jun 14 2013
CHICO, Calif. -

A 31-year-old man was taken to the hospital Friday afternoon after hitting a car with his motorcycle on the Esplanade in Chico.

Police say 31-year-old Juan Rodriguez ran the stop sign on White Avenue as he was making a left-hand turn.

He was hit by an SUV right in front of Orchard Drive around 4:30 p.m.

Rodriguez was thrown to the ground.  He was taken to Enloe Medical Center for treatment of moderate injuries.