Fatal Motorcycle Crash Reported in Merced County
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a fatal motorcycle crash in Merced County around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The incident occurred on Merced Avenue and West Bradbury Road in an unincorporated area of Merced County, just northwest of Delhi. The collision allegedly involved a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle and a Ford Escape SUV. Officials at the scene found the motorcyclist, a 38-year-old man from Waterford, lying in the roadway. Modesto and Merced area officers both started life-saving measures on the injured motorcycle rider while waiting for fire personnel and Riggs Ambulance Service. When emergency crews arrived, they assisted in CPR. Sadly, their efforts were unsuccessful as the motorcyclist passed away at the scene.