YUBA-SUTTER (CBS13) – A motorcyclist and his passenger were killed after colliding with a vehicle in an intersection south of Yuba City, the California Highway Patrol said on Thursday.
The crash happened shortly after 4 p.m. at the intersection of Plumas Arboga Road and Forty Mile Road.READ MORE: California Expands Drought Emergency To Large Swath Of State
Samuel J. Hubbard, 60, of Plumas Lake, was traveling westbound on Forty Mile Road when he came to a stop at the Plumas Arboga intersection. According to the CHP, Hubbard said he looked both ways and did not see any oncoming vehicles.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom Proposes Budget That Would Send $600 Stimulus Checks To Two-Thirds Of Californians
Hubbard then decided to pull into the intersection and he immediately saw an oncoming Harley Davidson approaching northbound on Plumas Arboga. The CHP said the motorcyclist, 66, applied the brakes and tried to avoid Hubbard’s truck, but was unable to.MORE NEWS: Car Crashes Into Sutter County Home, Catches Fire
The motorcyclist and his passenger, 50, both of Sacramento, died at the scene. Hubbard was not injured.