CHULA VISTA, CA – FOX5 News reports that a motorcyclist was killed in an accident involving a tow truck on I-805 in Chula Vista on Wednesday morning.
The crash was reported around 6:00 a.m. just south of Telegraph Canyon Road. Authorities say a male motorcyclist, estimated to be in his 30s, was riding a 2001 Kawasaki motorcycle in the HOV lane on I-805 when he struck a tow truck that was stopped in the center divider from behind.
The motorcyclist was transported from the scene to a local hospital in critical condition, where he later died from his injuries. The driver of the tow truck was not injured in the collision.
No other details are currently available. We will update this post as further information is released.
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