1 dead, 1 injured in Fremont motorcycle-car crash

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One person was killed and another critically injured when the motorcycle they were riding crashed with another car that fled from the scene on Friday. 

According to Fremont police, they received calls about a car and motorcycle colliding at the intersection of Blacow Rd and Hilo St at 8:19 p.m. Friday. 

Witnesses said that the involved car left the scene after the collision. 

Police and medical crews found two people lying on the roadway. 

One was pronounced deceased, while the other was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. 

From the witnesses’ description, police found the suspect vehicle and the driver near Grimmer Blvd. 

The car’s driver is now arrested. 

Police are investigating the cause of the collision. The vehicle was traveling southbound on Blacow Road when the crash occurred.

Anyone with information about the accident can contact Fremont police at (510) 790-6760.

Anonymous tips can be sent via text at ‘Tip FremontPD’ followed by your short message to 888- 777 or at https://www.fremontpolice.gov/i-want-to/submit-a-non-urgent-tip.


Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.