Motorcyclist Fatally Struck in Deadly Collision on Matanzas Creek Lane

SANTA ROSA, CA (February 23, 2022) – A motorcycle crash on Bennett Valley Road took the life of one motorcyclist, late Friday afternoon.

According to the report, the crash occurred around 4:00 p.m., on Bennett Valley Road at Matanzas Creek Lane.

Investigators later determined that an eastbound BMW turned in front of a westbound motorcyclist. As a result, the motorcycle collided into the front of the BMW.

Due to the impact of the collision, the rider sustained life-threatening injuries before he was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Both directions of the roadway were temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. At this time, Santa Rosa officials continue to investigate the fatal motorcycle crash.


The team at Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.


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