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Costa Mesa Police Department
Wednesday December 20th, 2017 :: 12:58 p.m. PST

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News release - Fatal Traffic Collision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 20, 2017
Incident #17-16747

MORNING TRAFFIC COLLISION RESULTS IN FATALITY
OF MOTORCYCLIST AT THE SCENE


COSTA MESA, Calif. – A morning traffic collision today, Dec. 20, 2017, resulted in the death of a motorcyclist at the scene. The name of the deceased is being withheld until next of kin is notified.

At approximately 8:50 a.m., Costa Mesa Police Department (CMPD) officers and Costa Mesa Fire & Rescue responded to a traffic collision involving a motorcycle and a sedan on Airway Avenue. The 63-year-old motorcyclist and the 24-year-old driver in the white BMW sedan collided as they were traveling on Airway Avenue near Lear Avenue.

Medics attended to the motorcyclist, who was subsequently pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the vehicle involved was uninjured and remained at the scene and cooperated with CMPD.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information about the fatal traffic collision is encouraged to contact CMPD Traffic Investigator Darren Wood at (714) 754-5264.


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Costa Mesa Police Department
99 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-754-5252

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