DANVILLE, CA (March 29, 2020) – Emerson Quinonez Herrarte, 22, was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle and was struck by another vehicle on I-680, near El Pintado Road.
The collision occurred just after 8 p.m. when Herrarte, who was heading north on his 2004 Honda CBR motorcycle, lost control for unknown reasons and went down. Shortly thereafter, he was struck by another vehicle.
Herrarte was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities in the investigation. It is still unclear what caused Herrarte to lose control of his motorcycle in the first place.
All northbound lanes of the I-680 were closed until around 9 p.m., when CHP opened the far left lane for traffic to pass through. All lanes were reopened by 11:30 p.m.