Man Dead, Woman Injured in El Dorado Hills Motorcycle Crash on Bass Lake Road
EL DORADO HILLS, CA (June 4, 2019)– A man lost his life in Saturday’s motorcycle crash on Bass Lake Road near Magnolia Hills Drive.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a 25-year-old Sacramento man riding with a 26-year-old female passenger approached a curve at an unsafe speed. Traveling northbound on Bass Lake Road near Cameron Park, the unidentified rider tried slowing down but lost control of the bike.
Subsequently, the bike fell onto its side with both occupants on it and skidded into the southbound lane, striking a southbound Honda Accord.
Despite attempts at trying to dodge the motorcycle, the Honda driver struck the pair sending them to the shoulder.
Following the accident, the passenger was airlifted to a nearby hospital with major injuries. Three passers-by tried rendering CPR to the motorcyclist who subsequently succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
Authorities have yet to determine whether impairment played a role in the accident.
Our deepest thoughts and sympathies go out to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
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