VACAVILLE — The motorcyclist injured in a Valentine’s Day collision with a truck on Nut Tree Road at Fairview Drive has died, according to a Police Department press release.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office notified Vacaville police that Frank Gonsalves, 36, died Sunday as a result of injuries from in the crash. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.
The accident occurred about 12:30 p.m. when the big-rig driver made a left turn into the rear parking lot of Raley’s grocery store. Gonsalves was unable to stop in time and hit the truck, according to the press release.
Gonsalves was transported to Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center and when stabilized was flown by air ambulance to the Kaiser hospital in South Sacramento. At that time he was listed in critical condition and underwent emergency surgery.
Police determined neither alcohol nor drugs were involved.
Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call Officer Matt Thoma of the Vacaville Police Department at 449-5200.
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