On Friday, May 17, 2019, at approximately 12:40 p.m., the Sacramento Police Department responded to the area of El Camino Avenue and Princeton Street regarding a major vehicle collision.

When officers arrived, they learned that a motorcycle and vehicle were involved in the collision. Officers located the male adult motorcycle driver who sustained life-threatening injuries. Fire personnel responded and transported him to a local area hospital. There were no other reported injuries as a result of this vehicle collision.

Responding officers conducted an initial canvas of the area for witnesses and evidence. During the preliminary investigation, officers determined the motorcycle was traveling, with another motorcycle, westbound on El Camino Avenue and the involved vehicle was traveling southbound on Princeton Street when the collision occurred.

Due to the severity of the injuries, the Department’s Major Collision Investigation Unit (MCIU) responded to the scene to take over the traffic investigation. Detectives checked the area for additional evidence and witnesses. At this point, detectives do not believe impaired driving was a factor. This investigation remains active.

Detectives learned that the male adult driver of the motorcycle succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. His identity will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office once next of kin has been notified.

The Sacramento Police Department encourages any witnesses with information regarding this vehicle collision to contact the dispatch center at (916) 808-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Witnesses may also submit an anonymous tip using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.

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