By Martin Henderson
A motorcyclist attempting to flee the lights and sirens of a police cruiser ended up in the hospital after a short chase over the weekend near Trabuco Mesa Park.
An Orange County Sheriff's deputy attempted to pull over a man riding a motorcycle Saturday evening while on Las Flores. The motorcyclist sped through a red light in an attempt to escape and turned right on Antonio Parkway.
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The motorcycle was forced into the raised curb on the west side of Antonio and the rider was thrown into a greenbelt.
The rider, a 25-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital for a possible broken collarbone, lacerations and hand injuries.
The incident took place Saturday, 7:56 p.m., near Antonio and Vereda Laguna.