Lanes reopen after accident on 101 in Santa Clara

July 20, 2011 9:35:27 AM PDT
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Santa Clara this morning, a California Highway Patrol Officer said.

The crash, which involved the motorcycle, a van and another car, was reported just before 6 a.m. south of the San Tomas Expressway, CHP Officer Peter Van Eckhardt said.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two lanes were blocked after the crash, and a Sig-alert was issued. The lanes were cleared just after 9 a.m.