Fatal Head-On Crash Between Motorcycle and Tractor-Trailer on Highway 12 in Isleton
ISLETON, CA (July 24, 2020) – A motorcyclist died in a head-on crash with a tractor-trailer Friday afternoon in Sacramento County, CHP officials said.
The crash happened around 1:42 p.m. on Highway 12 near Brannan Island Road.
According the California Highway Patrol, a 63-year-old Isleton man was riding his motorcycle westbound when he slowly weaved into the eastbound lanes and crashed head-on into the trailer.
As a result, the motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. His name was not immediately available.
The condition of the tractor-trailer driver is unknown.
CHP officials believed the motorcyclist did not use his brakes before the crash.
There was no evidence that DUI was a factor in the crash. An investigation is still ongoing to determine the exact cause and liability.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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