56-Year-Old Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident near Saragota Drive

SALINAS, CA (May 13, 2022) – Tuesday afternoon, Francisco Javier Vasquez Jr. died in a motorcycle crash on Natividad Road.

The accident happened near Saragota Drive around 2:30 p.m. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

Per reports, Frank was riding his motorcycle north on the road when he was struck by a Ford F150 pickup-truck attempting to turn left in front of him.

The impact ejected the rider from the motorcycle onto the road. Upon arrival, paramedics discovered the victim with significant injuries. As a result, authorities transported Vasquez Jr. to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Meanwhile, the driver of the Ford remained at the scene and cooperated.

At this time, officials continue to investigate the motorcycle crash on Natividad Road. Additional information will be provided once available.


The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Francisco Javier Vasquez Jr. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


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