Motorcycle Rider Killed in Deadly Collision near Imperial Highway

EL CENTRO, CA (January 20, 2022) – Tuesday evening, a motorcyclist was pronounced dead after a head-on crash on State Route 98.

Police responded to the scene at approximately 8:34 p.m., just east of Imperial Highway.

Upon arrival, officers located a black Honda Civic and blue Yamaha motorcycle. Both vehicles had visible signs of major front-end damage sustained from the crash.

The driver of the Honda Civic was traveling east on State Route 98 east while the motorcyclist was traveling west. The Honda driver traveled directly into the path of the motorcycle, consequently causing a collision.

Paramedics responded and pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene. Officers also say he was wearing his safety gear at the time.

Authorities have not yet reported the other driver’s current condition. Although, crews described him as a 29-year-old male resident of Calexico.

Impairment does not seem to be a factor in the collision and the cause is still currently under investigation.

More information about the crash on State Route 98 will be provided once made available.


During this devastating time, the team at Sweet James would like to offer their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim.


The sudden loss of a loved one in a motorcycle accident is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that legal decisions have to be made. They are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call us today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. If you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, click here to request a police report.

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