A rider suffered minor injuries Friday when their motorcycle crashed on Interstate 10 during a procession in support of a fallen Yucaipa soldier.
The crash happened in the eastbound lanes, at Calimesa Blvd, Banning-Beaumont Patch confirmed upon seeing the bike being loaded onto a flatbed around 4 p.m.
The rider had been involved in a procession that accompanied the remains of Army Pfc. Nathan Tyler Davis to a Beaumont cemetery and was expected to be alright, according to a California Highway Patrol dispatcher.
Traffic was seen backed up for some 10 miles west of Calimesa Blvd. while CHP crews cleared the scene of the wreck. It was flowing again by 5:30 p.m.
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