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Two hospitalized after I-5 motorcycle crash in Solana Beach

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A motorcyclist and a CHP officer were hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after the rider lost control of his bike on Interstate 5 in Solana Beach, according to FOX 5 San Diego.

The accident happened on the southbound lanes of I-5 south of Lomas Santa Fe Drive near Lomas Santa Fe Plaza at around 4:20 p.m.

The officer had stopped to remove a traffic hazard from the left lane and was returning to his vehicle when an oncoming motorcyclist veered to the left of the roadway. The rider crashed into the center divider wall and then struck the officer.

The rider, a 61-year-old man, was ejected from his bike and suffered serious injuries.

The officer received minor to moderate injuries.

Multiple emergency vehicles responded to the scene.

Two far left lanes were closed to traffic during an investigation.

 

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