Carson motocyclist dies today after Wednesday wreck | NevadaAppeal.com

Carson motocyclist dies today after Wednesday wreck

A motorcyclist injured in a wreck on Highway 395 near Mica Drive, died this morning at a Reno hospital.

John Robert Ferguson, 53, of Carson City, was injured Wednesday “when he failed to reduce his speed as he approached the intersection for a red traffic light, entered a skid, lost control and was ejected from his motorcycle” about 4:20 p.m., said Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Chuck Allen.

On the day of the accident Ferguson was taken to Carson-Tahoe hospital and then flown to Renown Medical Center in Reno. He had remained at Renown and succumbed to injuries early this morning.

Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor to the accident, said Allen.