NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) – Authorities say a motorcycle rider was killed after he crashed into a car while speeding along Watt Avenue on Tuesday night.
The crash happened a little before 8 p.m., near Karl Drive. California Highway Patrol officers say a 28-year-old North Highlands resident was riding his motorcycle at a high rate of speed when he rear-ended a car.READ MORE: Construction Concerns Hit Businesses Along Highway 99
The crash ejected the rider, who was taken to Mercy San Juan Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.READ MORE: 'Simply Just Another Bump In The Road': Future Sacramento Firefighter Tells Inspirational Story From Chemo To Cadet
The rider was pronounced dead at the hospital a little while later, CHP says.
Officers say the driver of the car that was struck is fully cooperating with the investigation. Drugs or alcohol don’t look to have been factors in the crash, investigators say.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Now In Place: How To Get Around It
The motorcyclist’s name has not been released at this point.