Auto VS Motorcycle Crash on Highway 99 Near Cosumnes River Boulevard
LOCATION: Elk Grove
DATE OF COLLISION: Tuesday, October 23
October 24, 2018 – A traffic collision involving a motorcycle occurred on northbound Highway 99 Tuesday morning, according to Sacramento Bee.
Officials said a motorcyclist and another vehicle collided on the part of the highway near Cosumnes River Boulevard. As per the article, the incident was a rear-end crash but CHP logs did not indicate which vehicle may have rear-ended the other.
Shortly after 7 a.m., medical personnel responded to the site and reportedly found the motorcycle rider down in the slow lane of the highway.
At this time, the status of the rider, sedan driver and any other passengers remained unclear.
Authorities shut down two lanes on the highway following the wreck to give way to the investigation. Liability in the accident is still being determined.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the other vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers ran a red light or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
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