SAN DIEGO, CA — Two men were seriously injured Tuesday evening when a motorcycle and a bicycle collided in San Diego’s Kearny Mesa neighborhood, reports KUSI.
The accident took place near the intersection of Balboa Avenue and Viewridge Avenue, shortly before 5:20 p.m.
According to the San Diego Police Department, a 61-year-old man was operating a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle when it crashed into a 57-year-old man on an 18-speed road bike.
Officials said the collision left the motorcyclist with abrasions on the left side of his body and chin area. The bicyclist sustained an open fracture on the tibia/fibula, a 1-inch laceration near the right eyebrow, and several abrasions.
An investigation by the SDPD’s Traffic Division remains in progress, but drugs and alcohol have been ruled out as factors in the crash. No charges have been reported as of this writing.
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