Atwater, CA (July 28 , 2023) – On Thursday, July 27, 2023, a fatal motorcycle accident occurred in Atwater, Merced County, at the intersection of Atwater Jordan Road and Applegate Road near the Atwater Packing Co.
The collision involved a Ram pickup truck and a Harley Davidson motorcycle.
According to the California Highway Patrol, one of the drivers may have disregarded a stop sign at the 4-way intersection, leading to the collision.
The motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries after going down in traffic lanes.
Authorities are currently investigating the circumstances that led to the tragic two-vehicle collision.