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Motorcyclist run over by big rig on Highway 99w

Published On: Aug 01 2013 05:41:22 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 01 2013 05:47:36 PM CDT
GERBER, Calif. -

The CHP is investigating a fatal crash at the intersection of Highway 99W and Gyle Road in Gerber.

Officers said the driver of a flatbed truck pulled out in front of a motorcycle, and when the rider fell to the ground, he was run over by the truck's left rear tire.

The motorcyclist is from Hamilton City but his name is not being released yet.

The truck driver, who was from Elk Grove, went through the intersection and did not see the motorcycle. He suffered minor injuries and his charges are pending.

The accident was reported at 1:17 p.m.