Posted by on January 10, 2018
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Categories: Bay Area

A motorcyclist died this afternoon when his motorcycle struck an SUV in Vallejo this afternoon, according to police.

The collision occurred around 4:05 p.m. at Columbus and North Ascot parkways.

After a preliminary investigation, officers determined that the motorcycle was speeding, heading east on Columbus Parkway. The motorcyclist failed to stop at a red light at the intersection and struck a 2014 Dodge
Durango that was making a legal left turn from Columbus Parkway to southbound Ascot Parkway, police said.

The male motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been released.

The driver of the Durango was not injured.

Officers learned that the motorcycle was reported stolen from Benicia.

The collision remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Waylon Boyce from the police department’s Traffic Division at (707) 648-4013 and refer to case number 18-371.

The incident marks the second fatal vehicle collision this year in Vallejo, according to police.