Man Killed in Motorcycle Collision near Live Oak Springs Road

BOULEVARD, CA (January 20, 2022) – Early Friday morning, a motorcyclist was killed in a solo-vehicle crash on Old Highway 80.

The fatal incident occurred around 5:35 a.m., near Live Oak Springs Road. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

According to preliminary reports, the motorcyclist was riding a 2009 Yamaha sport bike east on the highway when suddenly, he lost control.  As a result, he landed on a berm and collided with a utility pole and a tree.

The impact ejected the rider from the bike, consequently causing life-threatening injuries. Paramedics responded and despite life-saving efforts, pronounced the rider dead at the scene.

Investigators say the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time. Although, further circumstances leading up to the collision remain unclear.

At this time, the rider’s identity remains undisclosed and awaiting notification of next of kin.


In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased victim. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


Losing a loved one in a motorcycle accident is always traumatic and affects all aspects of life of those left behind. At Sweet James, they understand what you and your family are going through and are here to help. With their extensive experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. They have dealt with a variety of cases including personal injury, and wrongful death. Contact their offices by calling (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. For your convenience, they are also available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week through email, text message, and online chat. To request a police report, click here.

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