HAYWARD -- A man was killed in a motorcycle collision in Hayward on Wednesday afternoon, police said Thursday.

Police and fire personnel responded to a report of a collision between a motorcycle and car in the area of Whitman Street and Cottage Park Drive at 12:20 p.m., according to police.

The motorcyclist, identified as Gilberto Arce Armienta, 24, of Patterson, was killed in the collision, police said.

Armienta was riding his motorcycle south on Whitman Street, when a car pulled out of a driveway at 26313 Whitman St. and directly into his path, according to police.

Fire personnel attempted to resuscitate Armienta at the scene of the collision, and he was then transported to Eden Hospital Trauma Center where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Police are still investigating the collision, but impairment does not appear to be a factor.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to call Hayward police at (510) 293-7099.



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