Firefighters and emergency personnel tend to a motorcyclist who was injured in a Saturday crash on HIghway 1 south of Lompoc. (Lompoc Fire Department photo)

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash on Highway 1 south of Lompoc on Saturday, according to emergency dispatch reports.

Just before 11 a.m., crews from the Santa Barbara County and Lompoc fire departments responded to the scene on Highway 1 near Santa Rosa Road, a little over a mile south of the city limits.

The crash involved a Honda motorcycle and reportedly left the rider with major injuries.

Highway 1 was closed for approximately 20 minutes so a CalStar medical helicopter could land and pick up the victim to be flown to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the crash.

Addtional details were not immediately available.

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