Motorcyclist suffers major injuries after crash on Highway 74

Highway 74 above Palm Desert, California

A motorcyclist suffered major injuries after a crash on Highway 74 south of Palm Desert on Thursday morning.

A collision involving a vehicle and motorcycle was reported about 7:20 am, according to KMIR. The incident occurred about three miles south of Bighorn Golf Club.

The motorcyclist was transported to the hospital with major injuries. There was no word on the condition of the occupants of the vehicle.

Traffic in the area backed up in both directions for about an hour.