Claremont Insider: Fatal Accident

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Fatal Accident

You've probably heard by now about that fatal motorcycle versus bus accident at Foothill Blvd. and Mountain Ave. on Monday afternoon. According to the Daily Bulletin, the Foothill Transit bus involved had no passengers at the time of the incident.

The Claremont PD hasn't released the driver's name yet. Here's what the City's website had:

Fatal Traffic Collision

Claremont Police Department received numerous 9-1-1 calls around 3:18 pm reporting a collision between a Foothill Transit bus and a motorcycle at the intersection of Foothill Bl. and Mountain Ave.

Responding officers found the rider of the motorcycle suffering from wounds to the head and legs and rendered first aid until LA County Fire personnel arrived on scene. The Foothill Transit bus had no riders on board at the time of the collision. The Foothill Transit driver was not injured. The motorcycle rider was transported by ambulance to Pomona Valley Hospital for treatment. The victim later died from his injuries. His name is being withheld at this time until notification of next of kin. The LA County Coroner's Office is handling those notifications. The Claremont Police Department is currently investigating the collision.