Motorcyclist Injured in Oroville Head-On Crash
OROVILLE (August 1, 2017) – A head-on collision on Foothill Boulevard seriously hurt a motorcyclist late Sunday night, July 29, according to Chico Enterprise-Record.
The accident was reported around 10 p.m., just west of Dunstone Drive.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol responded to the scene and found the rider, identified as 22-year-old Oroville resident E. Burke, with major injuries.
Burke was riding his 2009 Ducati motorcycle when he suddenly veered into the other lane and collided head-on with a 2002 Chevrolet truck.
Oroville Motorcycle Accident
The motorcyclist was initially taken to Oroville Medical Center where he was then flown to Enloe Medical Center in Chico for treatment.
The driver of the truck, 55-year-old W. Eslick, and passenger, 78-year-old J. Skillman, were unharmed. Both are from Oroville.
Meanwhile, witnesses told CHP that Burke was traveling faster than the speed limit and was not able to negotiate the curve. The incident is still under investigation.
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