SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) – Authorities are searching for the driver of a van which was involved in a collision that left a motorcyclist dead in Santa Ana Friday night.
At 5:12 p.m., a white-colored van and a motorcycle collided at Standard Avenue and Walnut Street. Santa Ana police said the van was turning left when collided with the motorcycle, ejecting its rider. The van left the scene of the crash.
The motorcyclist, a 36-year-old Santa Ana man, was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, where he died, police said. His name was not immediately released.
Police released a surveillance image of the suspect van taken near the site of the crash. The van appears to have ladders mounted on its top.
A Sig Alert was issued. Standard Avenue was closed between East First Street and Chestnut Avenue as of 8:30 p.m.
Anyone with information on the crash should contact Santa Ana police at 714-246-8665.