25-Year-Old Rider Pronounced Dead after Dirt Bike Accident near Castro Street

SAN LEANDRO, CA (August 5, 2022) – Saturday afternoon, Jonas Anthony Rivera-Sanchez was killed in a dirt bike crash on Washington Avenue.

Police responded to the scene near Castro Street around 4:12 p.m.

Per reports, the dirt bike and a van were both heading north when the dirt bike struck the van. Medical personnel arrived and transported Rivera-Sanchez to a hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Moreover, authorities stated Rivera-Sanchez was not wearing a safety helmet at the time of the collision.

In addition, the van driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. At this time, it is not known if alcohol or drugs played a role. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact traffic investigators at 510-577-3208.


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