SHOCKING footage shows the moment a motorcyclist flew through the air and died after going nearly 100mph while fleeing police – leaving a news reporter stunned.
The motorcycle rider was killed after colliding with a car in West Hills, California, on Thursday afternoon, according to officials.
Before the horrific crash, KCAL anchor Amy Johnson was reporting on the speeding motorcycle alongside live aerial footage.
As the bike is seen speeding on a road, Johnson said: "So dangerous… it’s tough to see this because people are not expecting a vehicle of any type, even a motorcycle, to come racing up to them so quickly.
"And wow. Well over 80 miles an hour, creeping up on 100mph."
As Johnson describes the live footage that was being aired on local CBS, the bike is seen reaching high speeds.
And according to the digital speedometer shown by the news outlet, the motorcycle possibly reached up to 135mph.
"You can see it just flying by these cars and it is not only dangerous to those other drivers – but certainly dangerous to this motorcyclist," Johnson continued.
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Moments later the speeding motorcycle rider is seen hitting a car at an intersection and getting thrown through the air.
Shock was heard in Johnson's voice as the crash unfolded, prompting the anchor to immediately say: "Oh my gosh! Ugh… We have just seen, um…"
As the footage cuts back to Johnson, she is seen removing her hands from over her mouth.
She then explained: "Sorry, we just saw that motorcyclist crash into a car there at the intersection.
"Of course, we are going to continue to follow this story."
The motorcycle crashed into a car at Roscoe Boulevard and Fallbrook Avenue at approximately 1.15pm, police said.
Los Angeles Police Officer Lizeth Lomeli said the crash took place as police were monitoring the rider and an LAPD helicopter had been following the motorcycle, KTLA reports.
Lomeli said the motorcycle had been reported stolen in the San Fernando Valley.
The motorcycle rider was not pursued on the ground by officers due to the high speeds the bike was going, Lomeli told the news outlet.
Police said the motorcycle rider, who has not been identified, died at the scene.
Two people, both of whom were in the car that collided with the motorcycle, were injured in the crash and taken to a nearby hospital.
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