28-Year-Old Injured in Pacific Beach Motorcycle Crash near Fanuel Street
PACIFIC BEACH, CA (March 2, 2020) – Late Friday evening, a 28-year-old motorcyclist sustained injuries after a police pursuit that ended in an accident on Grand Avenue.
According to reports, a motorcycle and vehicle collided on February 28. Paramedics transported the unidentified motorcyclist with life-threatening injuries to a nearby hospital for further treatment.
The San Diego Police Department said the incident occurred around 11:10 p.m. The motorcycle rider allegedly failed to yield to officers near Garnet Avenue and Jewell Street. As a result, officers began the pursuit.
As the rider approached the intersection of Grand Avenue and Fanuel Street, he began splitting lanes between stopped vehicles. He also drove through the intersection on a red light. He then broadsided a 2019 Toyota Prius traveling south on Fanuel Street.
As a result of the impact, the motorcyclist suffered a life-threatening brain bleed that required immediate surgery. Meanwhile, the 62-year-old driver of the Prius and his passengers remained uninjured.
The identity of the rider unreleased as of this time. However, further details will soon be released.
Weaving in and out of lanes is always dangerous. Be cautious when changing your lane and be aware of the presence of other motorists around you. Moreover, consider small vehicles like motorcycles because these are more prone to road accidents than bigger vehicles.
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