We dispatched what we knew about this incident early Sunday morning. The motorcyclist has been identified by Coroner’s officials as 28-year-old Joshua Morgensen of Clayton. Here are more details From the Concord Police Department:
On Sunday morning, at approximately 12:24 am, Concord Police Officers were dispatched to a motorcycle vs. automobile collision that occurred near the intersection of Concord Blvd. and Lodato Way.
A motorcyclist was traveling east on Concord Blvd. when he attempted to pass a Toyota Prius also traveling east on Concord Blvd. ahead of him. The motorcycle collided with the rear end of the Prius and the solo rider was ejected, landing in the westbound lane of Concord Blvd.
A dark-colored pickup truck, traveling west on Concord Blvd., ran over the motorcyclist while he was laying in the roadway. The driver of the truck continued west on Concord Blvd. and was not located.
The driver of the Prius remained on scene and was cooperative with the investigation.
Due to injuries he sustained, the motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene by Emergency Medical Personnel. His identity is not being released pending notification of next of kin. The collision is still under investigation.
Officers are attempting to identify and locate the driver of the pickup truck that left the scene.
Concord Blvd., between Ayers Road and Kirker Pass Road, was closed for approximately 3 hours for the investigation.
No further details are being released at this time.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who has any information on this case is asked to contact Traffic Officer Derrick King at the Concord Police Department, 925-671-5880.