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Motorist Killed in a Hit-and-Run Crash on Highway 70 in Oroville[CA]

Oroville, CA ( July 28, 2021 ) – Thursday night, July 15, a motorcyclist died after a hit-and-run crash in Oroville.

The crash took place at around 9:50 p.m. on Highway 70 north of Feather River Boulevard, as stated by the report.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a driver was heading south and suddenly crashed with a motorcycle, forcing the motorcyclist to lose control and strike into a guardrail.

The unknown driver fled the scene in the southbound lane and has yet to be found.

CHP is attempting establish the cause of the incident, which is still being investigated.


Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one and the love of family give you strength in the days ahead.


When driving it is always important to keep an eye out for motorcyclists. Check all your mirrors and blind spots before merging with traffic or changing lanes, especially at intersections. Also, allow more following distance when behind a motorcycle. This gives them more time to react or stop in case of an emergency. If you are riding a motorcycle, do not underestimate the bike’s speed. Use hand and turn signals when you change lane or turn. To increase visibility, wear brightly colored clothes and reflective tape. Help create safer roads and save lives by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.

Losing a loved one in a motorcycle accident is always a traumatic experience for those left behind. Reach out to Sweet James and let us help you with the legalities of your situation during this trying time. We commit our extensive experience in the legal field to provide a high quality of representation to each of our clients. Call us today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation with an expert legal professional in your area. You can also reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. To request for a police report, click here .

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