Hit and Run Motorcycle Accident in Merced County
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is looking for a driver after a biker was seriously hurt in a hit and run motorcycle accident in Merced County on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The incident occurred on Ashby Road in the vicinity of Beachwood Drive. A man riding a motorcycle was headed westbound on Ashby Road. At the same time, a driver of a white Honda Prelude was stopped at Beachwood Drive. For unknown reasons, the Honda driver pulled out in front of the biker, causing the rider to be propelled off his motorcycle. According to officials, the Honda driver reportedly fled the scene before CHP traffic units arrived. The motorcyclist, a 77-year-old man, was transported to the hospital, where he was later listed in critical condition. Additional information on the motorcycle collision, including the identity of the hit and run driver, was not immediately available.