Motorcyclist suffers cuts and bruises after avoiding vehicle.
Updated 1:42 p.m. Wednesday
A man was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning after crashing his motorcycle in Valencia during the morning rush hour.
The 19-year old Valencia rider suffered only cuts and bruises after swerving to avoid a vehicle that turned in front of him that was driven by a 30-year old woman from Lakeview Terrace.
The accident happened at 7:56 a.m. on Valencia Boulevard near American Way. Deputies said that speed on the part of both drivers was a factor in the accident.