Timothy Chisholm ID’d as 1 of 2 Victims In Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Highway 152 near Carlton Road in Watsonville

Timothy Chisholm
Timothy Chisholm Killed in Watsonville Motorcycle Accident on Highway 152

Watsonville, California (August 10, 2021) – One of the two people who died following a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon in Watsonville has been identified as Timothy Chisholm, 43, of Hollister.

The deadly crash happened at about 3:55 p.m., on August 7, on Highway 152, just east of Carlton Road, the California Highway Patrol reported.

According to CHP, Chisholm was riding a 2002 Harley-Davidson motorcycle westbound on Highway 152 when he drifted into the eastbound lanes to pass a vehicle.

For unknown reasons, the motorcycle collided with an oncoming 2020 Ford F-550.

Motorcyclist, Passenger Killed in Hollister Motorcycle Crash

Chisholm was pronounced dead at the scene while his female passenger was rushed to Watsonville Community Hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.

The driver of the Ford F-550, a 26-year-old Salinas man, was not injured in the accident. It is undetermined whether alcohol or drugs were a factor in the collision.

Further details about the accident were not immediately available.

The crash remains under investigation.

Motorcycle Accident

The safe riding of a motorcycle can help reduce the number of motorcycle accidents that happen every day. Motorcyclists should be aware of the safety challenges that riders face while on California roadways and know how to respond to them. Such challenges include; Risky motorcycle riding practices like weaving at unsafe speeds, downshifting, reduced visibility by other road users, size of the motorcycle compared to other vehicles, among others.

Tips for Safe Riding of Motorcycles

  • Ensure you are properly licensed before riding a motorcycle.
  • Practice how to operate a motorcycle properly.
  • Wear the proper protection.
  • Ride responsibly.

If you have lost someone you love in a fatal motorcycle accident, contact a Pacific Attorney Group wrongful death attorney today atClick to call : 866-803-6502  and seek justice on behalf of the deceased.