Another rider killed in my neck of the woods by a cager turning left in front of him...always always ALWAYS assume a cager is going to turn in front of you!Police ID motorcyclist killed in collision on Galleria Blvd.
Published 12:00 am PDT Thursday, September 4, 2008
Story appeared in OUR REGION section, Page B2
The Roseville Police Department has identified the motorcyclist killed on Galleria Boulevard as Igor Kravchuk, 21, of Sacramento.
Kravchuk's 2007 Honda motorcycle collided with a 2003 Mercedes Benz four-door sedan Tuesday afternoon on Galleria Boulevard near Antelope Creek Drive.
The Mercedes was turning left into the Galleria mall from northbound Galleria Boulevard. Kravchuk was riding his motorcycle southbound on Galleria Boulevard and struck the Mercedes broadside, according to a Roseville Police Department press release.
The 65-year-old driver of the car did not require ambulance transportation. Kravchuk was declared dead at the scene.
Southbound lanes of Galleria Boulevard were closed for about four hours during an investigation. The collision remains under investigation.
– Bill Lindelof