Just after 10:30 Thursday morning, crews responded to reports of a traffic collision involving a motorcycle in the area of El Camino Avenue and Princeton Street, just west of the Capital City Freeway.
When the first respondents arrived, they found the eastbound lanes of El Camino Avenue completely blocked with a wrecked motorcycle down in the roadway, debris spread across all lanes and a couple of vehicles with damage. A female passenger from the motorcyclist was sitting on the curb with two helmets, awake, alert, and speaking with no obvious injuries.
According to the driver of the vehicle that was struck by the motorcycle, a semi-truck was backing out of the adjacent business onto El Camino Avenue, causing approaching vehicles to rapidly stop.
"As I was turning to check my mirror, all I saw was the female rider tumbling off my car from over-top, and the rider flying by my window," the driver of the vehicle stated.
There were no injuries in the incident. Eastbound traffic was delayed until the incident was cleared.
At some point, before first responders arrived, the operator of the motorcycle fled the scene, leaving his passenger rider behind.
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