Wrong-Way Driver Kills Motorcyclist

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
wrong way, crash, highway 160, motorcyclists

A driver going the wrong way on Highway 160 hit a motorcyclist


A wrong-way driver crashed head-on into a motorcyclist, killing him Friday morning.

Before noon, a man got onto Highway 160 at Richards Boulevard, but he made the turn too soon and ended up going northbound in the southbound lanes.

According to CHP, the elderly driver told them once he realized the mistake, he slowed down to turn around.

At that point he hit the motorcycle head-on. The motorcyclist, a man in his 50s, died.

CHP told FOX40 the area of the crash is a “blind corner” and the driver may not have seen the motorcyclist.

Officers are still in the area of Highway 160 and Richards Boulevard investigating the incident; evening traffic may be impacted.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.