Fatal Menifee Motorcycle Crash on Scott Road and Sweetwater Canyon Road
MENIFEE, CA (July 12, 2019) – A motorcyclist was killed following a traffic collision Friday afternoon in Menifee, the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department said.
The fatal collision happened just before 5:00 p.m. at the intersection of Scott Road and Sweetwater Canyon Road.
According to reports, a motorcycle rider was traveling eastbound on Scott Road approaching Sweetwater Canyon Road, when he went into the westbound lane to pass slower traffic. It was when he crashed into an oncoming vehicle.
The rider suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not yet been released pending notification of his family members. The authorities will release the name once family is notified.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department was handling the investigation. In addition, no further information was available at this time. Police encourage anyone with additional information to come forward and contact the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends affected by this tragic loss.
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