A motorcyclist died Saturday night after a suspected DUI crash in Sacramento, according to the California Highway Patrol.The motorcyclist was riding a BMW S1000 motorcycle southbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard around 10:27 p.m., when he stopped in a left-turn lane for a red light at Franklin Boulevard.The other driver involved in the crash, 23-year-old Alonso Gonzalez Moreno, was driving a 2002 Chevy Tahoe northbound on Franklin Boulevard at speeds from 80 to 90 mph, CHP said.When the light turned green for the man on the motorcycle, he entered the intersection, but Moreno failed to stop at his red light, officials said.The right front of the Chevy hit the motorcycle, causing the rider to be ejected, CHP said.The motorcyclist was declared dead at the scene by personnel with the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District.Moreno told officers he had been driving home from picking up food and admitted to having alcohol … Read More
A 68-year-old Hollywood man died in the hospital after his motorcycle collided with a car near a railroad crossing in Dania Beach.
William Ciriago was driving a Can-Am Spyder motorcycle west in the 2200 block of Griffin Road, about 4 p.m. Monday, when he made a left turn on the railroad tracks and began heading south along the tracks, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said.
Roger Gordon, 77, of Davie, was driving a Dodge Charger east on Griffin Road approaching Interstate 95. As Gordon reached the railroad tracks on the west side of I-95, Ciriago pulled into his path and was struck on the right side. The motorcycle flipped over before coming to a rest, investigators said.
Ciriago was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood where he later died.
Gordon was also taken to Memorial Regional Hospital with minor injuries. He is cooperating with the investigation that is ongoing.