Motorcyclist Killed in Arroyo Accident on Highway 101 Sunday
ARROYO GRANDE (October 8, 2018) – A young motorcyclist was killed after a traffic collision on southbound Highway 101 Sunday afternoon, October 7, according to The Tribune and KSBY.
The accident took place at about 4:50 p.m. near El Campo Road.
California Highway Patrol said a 2018 BMW was traveling east on El Campo Road when its driver, a 42-year-old Arroyo Grande man, tried to make an unsafe left turn directly in front of a 2015 Yamaha motorcycle.
Deceased Victim ID’d as Texas Man, 18
As per the reports, the motorcyclist then slid into the left side of the BMW. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The name of the deceased rider has not been yet released. Officials described the victim as an 18-year-old man from Plano, Texas.
Meanwhile, CHP added that the motorist of the car involved was unharmed in the wreck. The incident remains under investigation.
*We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of the young man during such a difficult time.
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A forensic examination of the Yamaha and the BMW, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the liability in the deadly collision. Authorities will thoroughly look into how the driver of the car was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with the vehicle, and whether or not the man driving the BMW was distracted at the time. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the motorcycle and the car such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
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