Motorcyclist Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on San Gabriel River Freeway
NORWALK, Calif. (May 13, 2020) – John Godoy, 62, of Santa Ana, was identified as the motorcycle rider killed early Wednesday morning in a crash on the northbound San Gabriel River (605) Freeway in Norwalk.
The collision, which also injured several other people, involved two other vehicles and one of them overturned on the freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash took place about 5:05 a.m., just north of Alondra Boulevard, police said. The wrecked vehicles were blocking the carpool lane where the motorcyclist reportedly struck a vehicle at high speed. The impact caused the vehicle to overturn and the rider wound up stuck in the wreckage. The motorcycle rider died in the crash and others were injured, but there were no specific details.
Police closed down the HOV and Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 lanes of the northbound San Gabriel Freeway.
The cause of the crash and liability is under investigation by police.
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