On March 3, 2021, at approximately 6:55 PM, North Sacramento CHP Area units were dispatched to a call of a collision that occurred on Elverta Road east of 16th Street.

Upon arrival on scene, units discovered that a white Ford F-150 (driven by a 27-year-old male from Citrus Heights) had collided head-on with a Harley-Davidson style motorcycle (ridden by a 61-year-old male from Elverta).

For reasons still under investigation, the F-150 collided head-on with the motorcyclist, causing the rider of the motorcycle to be ejected from the vehicle.


The 61-year-old rider was pronounced deceased at the scene of the collision.

The 27-year-old driver of the F-150 remained at the scene of the collision and was subsequently arrested for suspicion of driving a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs.

Any persons who may have witnessed this collision or who can provide any additional information should call Officer A.J. McTaggart at the North Sacramento Area CHP office at 916-348-2300 or by cell phone at 916-798-0975. Follow us on Twitter @CHPNSac, Facebook.com/chpnorthsac, Instagram @chpnorthsac, or Nextdoor.