The driver of the motorcycle who was fatally injured in last night’s accident has been identified as 29 year old Ryan Hayes of Sacramento. Hayes had recently finished serving in the military.
The accident happened shortly before 10 pm on Waterman Road between Sheldon Road and Bond Road. According to police a Toyota SUV was traveling southbound on Waterman when it collided head on with a motorcycle heading northbound. First responders arrived on the scene and found Hayes had died as the result of the accident. The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital and gave officers a statement at the scene of the accident.
Waterman Road was closed for investigation until early this morning.
The collision is under investigation at this time. Anyone with information regarding this fatal traffic collision is asked to call the Elk Grove Police Department Traffic Bureau at (916) 478-8148.