Rider Dies in Magalia Motorcycle Collision on Dogtown Road at Skyway Road
Magalia, California (June 15, 2022) – A motorcyclist died Tuesday afternoon after a collision with an SUV in Magalia.
The California Highway Patrol said the accident occurred at Lower Dogtown Road and Skyway Road at about 5:19 p.m.
A Chevrolet SUV and a motorcycle were involved in the collision, but what led to the collision was not immediately determined.
The Butte County firefighters and paramedics responded to the crash and found the SUV about 50 feet down a steep embankment. The SUV had overturned onto its side.
The rider was pronounced dead at the scene.
CHP closed the Lower Dogtown Road for about four hours to allow for an investigation.
The roadway was reopened at around 9:43 p.m.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.
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