Boulder Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash in South Boulder

BOULDER, Colo.The Boulder Police Traffic Unit is investigating a fatal crash between a motorcyclist and an SUV driver Saturday afternoon in South Boulder.

Just before 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, officers were called to the intersection of Table Mesa and Tantra Drive for a report of a crash. A gray Nissan Xterra was driving westbound on Table Mesa and turning south onto Tantra when it collided with a white BMW S1000RR motorcycle driving eastbound on Table Mesa.

The motorcyclist—a 45-year-old male from Aurora—died at the scene. The vehicle driver—a 57-year-old male from Erie—remained on scene and is cooperating with officers. He suffered minor injuries.

The Boulder County Coroner’s Office will identify the victim and notify the next of kin.

The preliminary investigation suggests the motorcycle’s speed was a factor in the crash, but the investigation is ongoing.

Boulder Police ask anyone who witnessed anything leading up to this crash or the crash itself to please contact Officer Coon at 720-626-9749 or email at reference case 23-7808.