LANCASTER – A 25-year-old motorcyclist was killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Lancaster, authorities said.
The fatal collision occurred around 3:50 a.m. Sunday, May 15, on Business Center Parkway, north of Avenue K-15, according to a news release from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
The biker was riding southbound on Business Center Parkway at an unknown speed when he drove onto the raised center median and lost control of the motorcycle, officials said in the news release.
“The driver collided with a light pole and was ejected from the motorcycle, which continued traveling southbound colliding into a tree before coming to rest,” the news release states. “The driver was fatally injured at the scene and was discovered sometime later by a passerby.”
He was later identified as Lancaster resident Hamza Mohamed Shabaan, according to Investigator Anthony Lopez of the coroner’s office.
It was unknown why Shabaan lost control of the motorcycle, officials said.
“The driver’s sobriety is unknown at this time,” the news release states.
Anyone with information related to this collision is encouraged to contact the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station Traffic Detail at 661-940-3810.