Santa Rosa, CA (August 19, 2020) – One person was killed and another sustained injuries during a car accident on Santa Rosa Avenue on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 19th.

According to a report published by a local news source, a woman and a man were both riding a motorcycle heading northbound on Santa Rosa Avenue at about 3:30 p.m.

Local law enforcement officers think that an SUV attempting to pull out of a driveway on the east side of the roadway, and the driver of the motorcycle was unable to dodge it.

According to that same report, the motorcycle driver was killed during the impact. The name of the deceased victim will remain unreported while police await confirmation and the notification of his next of kin.

In the meantime, emergency medical personnel stated that the female passenger on the motorcycle suffered critical injuries during the collision. She was transported via ambulance to a nearby medical facility for ongoing emergency care.

The people inside the SUV were uninjured during the accident.

This incident is currently under investigation by local law enforcement officers.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Santa Rosa

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Car and truck drivers are expected to obey all driving laws and be aware of the other vehicles, around them, including motorcycles. In the event that they fail to do so, they could potentially be held liable for any fatalities or injuries arising from the accident they cause.

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