70-Year-Old Killed after Ryde Five-Car Crash on Highway 160 near Highway 220
RYDE, CA (October 14, 2019) — A 70-year-old motorcyclist died following a five-car crash on Highway 160 on Saturday, October 12.
According to CHP officials, a 34-year-old man drove a Ford F-250 north around 2:16 p.m. on Highway 160 near Highway 220. However, he did not notice traffic stop in front of him and he swerved left. The Ford struck the back of two vehicles. Then it crossed over the double-yellow lines into oncoming traffic on the opposite side of the highway.
The Ford struck head-on the 70-year-old rider who was on a 2010 Harley Davidson. The impact forced his body to hit a 73-year-old rider on a 2000 Harley Davison who was cruising alongside.
CHP officials stated that both motorcyclists were ejected to the roadway. The 70-year-old rider succumbed to his injuries. In addition, paramedics rushed the 73-year-old rider to a local hospital for minor treatment. No drivers in the Ford or the other vehicles were hurt, according to officials.
The investigation shut down Highway 160 for around two hours. In addition, CHP investigators said alcohol and drugs were not considered as factors in the crash.
The victim’s identity is not yet available.
With thoughts of peace and comfort, we would like to send our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased.
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