CHP says San Luis Obispo area biker crashes motorcycle into semi-truck and dies.

San Luis Obispo, CA (–California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded to a fatal motorcycle crash involving a semi-truck on Pomeroy Road near Hidden Ranch Way, on Thursday, shortly after 12:00 p.m. As reported by the San Luis Obispo Tribune, Joshua Michael Volentine was riding his 2009 Yamaha R1, on south Pomeroy Road, when he lost control of the motorcycle speeding through a curve in the road and slid under a big rig truck.

The semi-truck driver, who was traveling north on Pomeroy at about 15 m.p.h. attempted to stop when he saw the oncoming rider. Volentine was pronounced dead at the scene by the responding San Luis Obispo County emergency medical crew, and the CHP highway death investigators say the biker’s speed was a factor in the motor vehicle collision (MVC). Alcohol and drugs were not involved in the semi-truck wreck and the California driver of the truck was not injured. news for California personal injury plaintiffs.