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Motorcyclist injured in crash with pickup truck in Temecula

SAN DIEGO, CA – A motorcycle rider was injured in an accident with a pickup truck on Interstate 15 in Temecula on Sunday afternoon.

According to CHP, the motorcyclist had been riding northbound with a group of bikers when he lost control and crashed with a white pickup truck near Winchester Road at about 4:25 p.m. An initial, unconfirmed report suggested that the collision may have been head-on.

The bike and rider went down and were blocking the left lane.

An ambulance rushed to the scene to begin treating the injured rider. The extent of the victim’s injuries has not been confirmed.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

CHP officer injured in crash on Via Rancho Parkway

SAN DIEGO, CA – A California Highway Patrol officer was seriously injured in a collision in North County earlier this week, KGTV reports.

Joseph Heightman, a 13-year CHP veteran, was riding his motorcycle east on Via Rancho Parkway shortly before 1 p.m. on Tuesday when a passenger vehicle turned in front of him near Lomas Serena Drive. Heightman struck the car and was thrown from his motorcycle.

Emergency responders transported him to a local hospital. His current condition is unknown.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

CHP motorcycle officer seriously injured in Escondido crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – A California Highway Patrol was seriously injured in an accident near an Escondido shopping center on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Fox News San Diego, the CHP officer west riding a motorcycle eastbound on Via Ranch Parkway. At about 12:45 p.m., a Nissan Rogue pulled out in front of the officer from Lomas Serenas Drive and they collided

The on-duty officer was ejected from his bike. He was transported to Palomar Medical Center with serious injuries.

At this time, his name has not been released to the public.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Motorcyclist escapes accident on I-5 after mean prank

SAN DIEGO, CA – A motorcyclist was injured in what is being described as a mean “prank” on Interstate 5 in San Diego on Tuesday morning.

According to CBS 8 local news, Servando Lopez was driving home just before noon on I-5 near I-15 when someone rolled a tire into the road in front of him causing him to crash in the travel lanes.

With the help of passersby and drivers who stopped, he was able to safely get out of the freeway lanes.

Witnesses spotted a man who rolled the tire into the road, although Lopez was not able to catch the culprits on the video recorder he happened to have on his helmet.

Lopez is thankful for his helmet and jacket that helped him survive without serious injury.

His bike was towed from the scene.

State troopers were unable to find the man, who was wearing a light grey shirt, who rolled the tire into the road.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Motorcyclist injured in single-vehicle accident

SAN DIEGO, CA – A motorcycle rider sustained minor injuries in a single-vehicle accident on an interstate ramp in San Diego on Tuesday morning.

According to CHP, the motorcyclist was headed from I-5 north to SR-75 south at about 6 a.m. The rider lost control and went down on the connector ramp.

The ramp was partially blocked, as well as the righthand main lane.

Thankfully, the rider escaped serious injury.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Crash involving motorcycle blocks I-5 lane

SAN DIEGO, CA – A lane was blocked on Interstate 5 after a traffic collision involving a motorcycle on Monday afternoon.

According to Caltrans San Diego, the accident happened in the northbound lanes before Sassafras Street at about 3:30 p.m. A motorcycle was involved in the accident.

The left lane was blocked off for a time by emergency vehicles. Traffic was heavy throughout the area.

There is no word on the condition of the motorcyclist or any other involved parties.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Motorcyclist seriously injured by crash in Lake Elsinore

SAN DIEGO, CA – A motorcycle rider was seriously injured when he struck a tree near State Route 74 in Lake Elsinore on Sunday morning.

According to CHP, the rider was on Rocky Road near SR-74 traveling with other motorcyclists when he crashed off the road into a tree at about 9:30 a.m. A witness also reported that the victim had been driving recklessly before the crash happened.

The victim was transported to area hospital with serious injuries. An update on his condition is not available.

The motorcycle was 40 or 50 feet off the road and a tow with a cable was requested to retrieve the vehicle.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Update: Motorcyclist killed in I-5 Bay Park crash identified

SAN DIEGO, CA – Authorities have identified the motorcyclist who died after an accident on Interstate 5 in the Bay Park area on Saturday evening.

According to the Times of San Diego, the 42-year-old motorcycle rider was northbound on his Harley-Davidson when they lost control near Garnet Avenue at about 5:45 p.m. His bike went up the embankment and ejected the rider.

The victim was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla but was pronounced dead after resuscitation efforts proved ineffective.

He has been identified as Kristopher Bush.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident and it is unclear why Bush lost control.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Motorcyclist dead after being pinned in Otay Mesa crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – A motorcyclist died in an accident in Otay Mesa after becoming trapped underneath another crashed vehicle on Thursday evening.

According to Fox News San Diego, the motorcyclist was involved in a crash near the intersection of Datsun Street and Otay Valley Road at about 6 p.m. The rider got trapped under another involved car that was partially pinned by a third vehicle.

The victim died at the scene.

No one else was injured.

Local authorities are still investigating the accident.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Motorcyclist hospitalized after Carlsbad chain-reaction crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital after a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 5 in Carlsbad on Thursday afternoon.

According to CHP, a grey BMW struck a motorcycle on I-5 south sparking a chain-reaction crash that involved a black Dodge Challenger, a black Porsche Cayman near La Costa Avenue at about 2:50 p.m.

Three freeway lanes were blocked by the fire department for about half an hour while authorities sorted out what happened and treated the injured.

The motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

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