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Biker Killed in Crash in Fresno County

According to the California Highway Patrol, a biker was recently killed in a crash in Fresno County. The incident occurred on Saturday, July 30, 2022, on Interstate 5 in the vicinity of Highway 168 on the western side of Fresno County.

Fatal Motorcycle Collision on SR-168

On July 20, 2022, the California Highway Patrol reported a fatal motorcycle collision on SR-168 in the Fresno County foothills. The incident occurred at approximately 7:30 a.m. in Prather. It was said to have involved a 2001 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, a 2003 Chevrolet Express with a trailer, and a 2006 Toyota 4-Runner.

One Killed After Motorcycle Crash in Fresno County

One person was killed after a motorcycle crash in Fresno County on the night of Monday, July 13, 2020. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that a man was riding his 2011 Kawasaki Z1000 eastbound on Herndon Avenue, approaching the intersection of Thompson Avenue shortly after 6:00 p.m. He was traveling behind a 2015 Toyota Sienna. The CHP said both drivers reportedly entered the westbound lane on Thompson Avenue at the same time when the motorcycle accident occurred, and the motorcycle rider was ejected. Sadly, the motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Fresno County Coroner’s Office has identified the decedent as 74-year-old Chris Green of Clovis.

Man Killed After Motorcycle Crash in Fresno County

A man was killed after a motorcycle crash in the foothills of Fresno County on the morning of Saturday, July 11, 2020. The incident occurred around 8:13 a.m. on Highway 168 in the vicinity of Indian Camp Road. According to authorities, a rider reportedly lost control of his motorcycle and veered off the roadway. Sadly, he suffered fatal injuries at the scene. The Fresno County Coroner’s Office has identified him as 20-year-old Dustin Letson of Clovis.

Man Injured After Motorcycle Accident in Clovis

A man on a motorcycle was injured after a motor vehicle accident in Clovis, CA, on the morning of May 2, 2020. The motorcycle accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. on eastbound Shaw Avenue between Dewitt Avenue and Minnewawa Avenue. Officers from the Clovis Police Department (Clovis PD) responded to the scene where they found a motorcycle rider unresponsive and a white Honda Accord with damage to the windshield and passenger side. According to Clovis PD, the motorcyclist was headed eastbound on Shaw Avenue when the driver of the Honda reportedly turned in front of him. The motorcycle rider was transported to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno for treatment of serious injuries. Information, including the man’s condition and the cause of the crash, was not immediately available.

Motorcyclist Killed in Fresno County Truck Accident

A motorcyclist was killed in a Fresno County truck accident on the afternoon of August 2, 2019. The motorcycle accident occurred shortly before 1:45 p.m. along Highway 168, just west of Prather. For unknown reasons, a big rig was involved in a collision with a biker. The truck driver was uninjured in the crash. Sadly, the motorcycle rider was pronounced deceased at the scene by authorities. Officials have identified the decedent as 52-year-old James Bixman of Clovis. Our thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of Mr. Bixman during this difficult time.

Clovis Man Died in Motorcycle Crash

A 51-year-old Clovis man was killed in a motorcycle accident on the afternoon of July 16, 2019. The crash occurred around 5:40 p.m. along Highway 168 near Shaver Lake. A preliminary report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) suggested that a 19-year-old was driving a Dodge Caravan in the area and stopped to make a U-turn in the westbound lane. The Dodge reportedly entered the path of a motorcycle rider, who did not have enough time to react to avoid a crash. The biker was propelled off his motorcycle and into the side of the Dodge. First responders were called to the scene to render aid to the injured motorcyclist. Sadly, he was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency personnel. The motorcycle rider has been identified as Central Unified School District Chief Business Officer, Kelly Porterfield. A GoFundMe page has been created on behalf of Mr. Porterfield’s family to help them through this challenging time.

Fresno Motorcycle Accidents

Riding a motorcycle can be a great way to get around. Whether or not you are taking a ride through the Sierra Nevadas for pleasure or using your bike to get where you need to go on a regular basis, motorcyclists get to enjoy the benefits of fresh air and reduced gas prices. However, it is well known that riding a motorcycle also comes with the risk of being seriously injured in the event of an accident. Because motorcyclists don’t have the same protection that vehicle occupants do, crashes that would have otherwise been minor can have severe consequences. While avoiding an accident isn’t always possible, motorcyclists in Fresno can increase their safety by learning about motorcycle accidents in their city.

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A Fresno motorcycle accident fatality occurred near the River Park Shopping Center on December 7, 2018. The tragic incident happened at approximately 4:00 in the afternoon near the intersection of Nee Avenue and Blackstone Avenue. An SUV was turning into a parking lot near the intersection when it was struck by a westbound motorcyclist. Medical personnel responding to the scene performed life-saving measures on the injured rider. Sadly, he succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Officials have identified the victim as Roger Rowell, a 51-year-old resident of Fresno.

I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the friends and family of Mr. Rowell during their time of grief.

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