Sacto 9-1-1
January 3, 2013
Young man who died in Bradshaw Road crash identified

A 21-year-old man killed Tuesday when he lost control of his vehicle at a high rate of speed and crashed at an historic schoolhouse has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner.

Elijah Nehemiah Riley of Elk Grove was the driver of a vehicle that crossed eight lanes of traffic on Bradshaw Road and crashed into a play structure at historic Edward Kelley Preschool. He died at the scene.

The cause of the 3 p.m. crash is under investigation, but it appears Riley "may have had a medical condition," a sheriff's department spokesman said at the time of the accident.

A 19-year-old male passenger was uninjured.

Riley was westbound on Lincoln Village Drive when he hit a traffic island, causing his car to cross Bradshaw, run up a side ramp of a building at Edward Kelley School, flip and crash into a play structure on the north side of the campus.

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