Salinas biker killed after Van makes illegal U-turn on West Alisal Street
SALINAS, Calif. (March 25, 2022) – Late Monday afternoon, a motorcyclist was fatally injured in a fatal motorcycle accident on Blanco Road.
Authorities say the incident happened around 3:30 p.m. when a van traveling east on Blanco Road made an illegal U-turn near West Alisal Street.
The van turned right in front of an oncoming motorcycle causing a collision. Upon impact, the driver involved fled the scene.
Due to the extent of the injuries sustained, doctors pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene. However, their name and place of residence were not provided.
Eventually, officers arrested the driver involved with significant charges. Additionally, investigators say the suspect was driving recklessly prior to the fatal collision.
At this time, Salinas officials are still working to identify other circumstances surrounding the incident.
During this devastating time, the Sweet James team offers its warm and sincere condolences to the friends and family of the deceased victim.
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