At approximently 3:10 am Sunday, the Oakley Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle crash involving a motorcycle at Laurel Road at Mellowood Drive in the City of Oakley.
According to preliminary information, a motorcyclist was traveling at a high rate of speed when it collided with a vehicle turning off Laurel onto Mellowood. The impact caused the riders motorcycle to travel more than 200-yards uphill on Laurel Road.
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and AMR arrived on scene, however, the rider was later pronounced deceased. He was described as an adult male in his mid-to-late 40’s.
As of 9:00 am, the roadway was re-opened. No other information was released on scene.
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Back on Dec. 11, the Oakley Police Department investigated another fatal vehicle crash on Laurel. This crash was at Laurel & Brown — full story