Elderly Man Fatally Struck in Deadly Motorcycle Accident on Avenue 9

MADERA COUNTY, CA (May 16, 2022) – A motorcycle crash on Highway 99 claimed the life of 65-year-old Robert Meza Tuesday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 11:35 a.m., in the area of Avenue 9 and Highway 99.

Investigators said Meza approached the southbound lane of the highway-off ramp when a vehicle turned directly into his path. Meza attempted to avoid hitting the car but he lost control, throwing him off the motorcycle.

Medical responders arrived and transported Meza to Community Regional Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.

At this time, the California Highway Patrol is working to locate the driver of the other vehicle involved in the incident.

Authorities said the driver could possibly face a felony hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter charges.

Madera County officials continue to investigate the motorcycle crash.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Robert Meza.

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