Rider Dies after Struck Head-On by Sedan on Highway 98 in Ocotillo
OCOTILLO, CA (January 19, 2022) – A motorcyclist died in a head-on accident on Highway 98 in Ocotillo on Sunday evening.
The accident happened a little after 8:30 p.m. on January 16 just east of Imperial Highway. According to the CHP, a black Honda Civic was traveling east on the highway. For unknown reasons, it drove into the path of a blue Yamaha motorcycle that was heading west and struck it head-on.
As a result, the motorcyclist suffered blunt force trauma injuries and died at the scene, according to the Imperial County Coroner’s Office.
The driver of the Honda was only identified as a 29-year-old Calexico resident. He was not arrested.
CHP officials did not rule out drugs or alcohol as factors in the crash. Further investigation is underway.
We send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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