Motorcyclist Killed in Accident at Highway 174 and Lakewood Lane
CHICAGO PARK, Nevada County (October 6, 2018) – A fatal traffic collision occurred in the area of Highway 174 and Lakewood Lane on Saturday afternoon, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at approximately 2:35 p.m.
CHP received a call about a motorcycle and a Jeep which for an unknown reason collided at the intersection of Highway 174 and Lakewood Lane. Highway 174 is also known as Colfax Highway.
Motorcycle and Car Accident on Colfax Highway
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and confirmed that the motorcyclist was killed as a result of the crash.
The name of the rider has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin. Meanwhile, westbound Highway 174 at Lakewood Lane was forced to shut down following the wreck.
The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
*We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of the deceased during such a difficult time.
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A forensic examination of the motorcycle and the Jeep, 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 fast each party was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the bike and the car, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the motorcycle and the vehicle such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
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