Motorcyclist crashes on icy roadway

DEL NORTE COUNTY- A motorcyclist is taken to the hospital after sliding across Highway 199 on Tuesday afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol the driver of the motorcycle is 71-year-old Arthur Guilsoil from Grants Pass Oregon. Guilsoil was driving near Gasquet in the southbound lane, when he lost control due to the icy road conditions. No other vehicles were involved.
Guilsoil was taken to Sutter Coast Hospital with major injuries. Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor.