Fatal Motorcycle Crash on El Camino Real and 12th Avenue Kills Ian Mitchell
San Mateo, CA (August 8, 2020) – On Friday, a motorcyclist named Ian Mitchell died in a head-on crash on El Camino Real and 12th Avenue.
The fatal crash happened at about 6:30 a.m. on August 7.
San Mateo police spokesman Michael Haobsh said the victim, of Redwood City, was already dead when they arrived at the scene.
Haobsh said an initial investigation states the 29-year-old motorcyclist was moving southbound on El Camino. He drove directly into an SUV traveling northbound.
“All other details are unknown and still being investigated,” Haobsh said. “Our hearts go out to all involved with this tragedy.”
Sweet Lawyers express their condolences to the family and friends of Ian Mitchell. May you find peace during this time.
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