Motorcyclist Killed in Collision with School Bus
On April 15, 2013, at approximately 6:45 a.m., Travis Percival was riding a 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle on westbound San Juan Road east of Tumbleweed Way in the #2 lane. A 50 year old male from Sacramento was driving a 2002 Thomas school bus registered to Twin Rivers School District and stopped on southbound Tumbleweed Way at San Juan Avenue. The school bus driver began to make a left turn onto eastbound San Juan Avenue, at the same time Percival had changed lanes from the #2 lane to the #1 lane. The motorcycle then collided with the right side of the bus. Percival died at the scene. There were twelve students on board the school bus, none were injured.
Percival was wearing a helmet at the time of this collision. This collision is still under investigation.