OAKLAND — A 31-year-old man died Wednesday after he was engulfed in flames when the stolen motorbike he was driving caught hearth after a collision with an SUV within the Fruitvale district, police mentioned.
The person’s identify was not instantly launched pending notification of his household. Authorities mentioned he was an Oakland resident.
The fiery collision occurred about 3:13 p.m. Wednesday on the intersection of thirty ninth Avenue and Worldwide Boulevard.
Police mentioned the person was driving a stolen motorbike eastbound on Worldwide at excessive velocity when he didn’t cease for a pink gentle at thirty ninth Avenue and collided with an SUV making a southbound flip onto thirty ninth Avenue from Worldwide.
Cops within the space heard the collision and noticed smoke; after they rushed to the scene discovered the motorbike on hearth and the person, who had been ejected onto the roadway, engulfed in flames. The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital, the place he later died.
Two individuals within the SUV had been taken to a hospital for analysis, authorities mentioned.
Police mentioned the motorbike was stolen in Oakland on Oct. 20. Investigators had been nonetheless probing whether or not medicine or alcohol had been components within the collision.
Anybody with details about the collision is requested to name site visitors investigators at 510-777-8570.