• February 12, 2024

Motorcyclist Killed in Truck Accident on S.H. 132 near Waterford, CA

Waterford, CA — February 9, 2024, a motorcyclist was killed in a truck accident at approximately 10:30 a.m. along State Highway 132.

According to authorities, a Peterbilt 18-wheeler towing a trailer was traveling westbound on S.H. 132 in the vicinity east of Blossom Road attempting to make a left turn onto private property when the accident occurred.

Motorcyclist Killed in Truck Accident on S.H. 132 near Waterford, CA

The causal factors that led to the crash are still unclear. Officials indicate that, for as yet unknown reasons, the motorcyclist veered left, crossing over into the eastbound lane of the highway, and collided with the left side of the 18-wheeler's trailer. The motorcyclist, a 23-year-old man, incurred reportedly critical injuries as a result of the crash which he was ultimately unable to overcome, having later been declared deceased. No other injuries have been reported.

Additional details pertaining to this incident—including the identity of the victim—are not available at this point in time. The investigation is currently ongoing.

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