Updated: One Dead, One Injured in Motorcycle Collision

The incident happened near Roosevelt Elementary School.

Updated 3:55 p.m. by Bay City News

A man who was killed in a motorcycle crash in Redwood City early Wednesday has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner's office as 23-year-old Miracle Moses Leilua Jr.

Leilua was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which happened at Roosevelt Avenue and Upton Street around 1:35 a.m.


Redwood City police discovered the aftermath of a motorcycle collision early Wednesday morning near Roosevelt Elementary School that left one killed and one seriously injured. The cause of the incident is still unknown.

At 1:36 a.m., officers arrived at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and Upton Street and found two men suffering from serious injuries. One of the men was pronounced deceased at the scene a short while after the officers arrived.

Initial results determined that both men were riding the motorcycle traveling west on Roosevelt Avenue. The motorcycle left the roadway just west of Upton Street and eventually stopped in the parking lot entrance of a local business.

The second man was taken to a hospital. Hart did not know his

There is no indication that any other vehicle was involved in the collision. It has not been determined at this time if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision. 

If you have information regarding this collision, please contact Officer Peter Cang at 650-780-7100, extension 5021.



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