Shamar Turner ID’d as Motorcyclist Killed in Temecula Crash at Avenida Del Oro and Rancho California Road
Temecula, California (May 17, 2018) – The motorcyclist who was killed in an accident Tuesday afternoon in Temecula has been identified as Shamar Turner, 21, of Murrieta.
The deadly accident took place at about 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 at Avenida Del Oro and Rancho California Road.
A 1996 Volvo truck was stopped at a stop sign facing eastbound on Avenida Del Oro when the driver reportedly turned onto Rancho California Road in front of a 2014 Yamaha that was traveling southbound.
The motorcyclist attempted to brake and avoid the collision, but crashed into the truck’s left side and was ejected into the southbound lanes of Rancho California Road.
Turner was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver stopped at the scene and complied with the authorities.
A Sig Alert was issued following the accident.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.