Motorcyclist Killed In Solo Crash Near I-580 In Richmond

RICHMOND (CBS SF) — A motorcyclist who was killed in a solo crash near an Interstate Highway 580 off-ramp in Richmond Thursday afternoon had already been injured in an earlier crash near Stinson Beach, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash in Richmond was reported around 3:25 p.m. at Castro Street and Tewksbury Avenue, according to CHP Officer Daniel Hill.

The rider was lying beside his motorcycle when paramedics arrived and succumbed to his injuries a short time later. He was pronounced dead at the crash site.

A witness to the crash told investigators that the rider had already been in a crash earlier on Thursday around StinsonBeach. Despite not feeling well, he decided to ride home, Hill said.

When going through Richmond, the rider veered to the right and slumped over his motorcycle’s handlebars before crashing.

Anyone with information about the crash has been asked to call the California Highway Patrol at (510) 450-3821.

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