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Fiery Motorcycle Crash Closes Eastbound 91 Freeway

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(Credit: CBS)

(Credit: CBS)

RIVERSIDE (CBS) — At least one person suffered major injuries Sunday in a fiery motorcycle crash that prompted the closure of all eastbound lanes on the 91 Freeway in Riverside.

The crash occurred just before 11:30 a.m. near Tyler Street when the motorcycle and an SUV collided, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The motorcycle was reportedly on fire and its rider was down in the number 2 lane, according the CHP.

Eastbound traffic was stopped for 20 minutes in all lanes from La Sierra Avenue to Tyler street.

Cal Fire and an ambulance were dispatched.

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