SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A male cyclist died Monday afternoon in Carlsbad after a collision that seriously injured two others on a motorcycle, according to ABC 10 News.
The fatal wreck occurred near Carlsbad Boulevard and Palomar Airport Road, just north of Turnarounds Beach, at around 1:00 p.m.
A preliminary investigation indicates a state parks officer was trying to conduct a traffic stop on a motorcyclist who was spotted speeding and reckless-riding. As the rider fled north of the officer, the motorcycle collided with a bicyclist.
The cyclist was pronounced deceased on the scene, confirmed officials. No identifying details have been shared at this time.
The operator of the motorcycle, a 28-year-old man, and his passenger, a 22-year-old woman, both suffered severe injuries. Both patients were rushed by medics to a local hospital, where their condition remains undisclosed.
No further information has been made available at this time.
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