Publish Date: 2023/05/26
SAN DIEGO, CA — A 40-year-old man died late Thursday night after his moped was struck by a car in San Diego’s Bay Terraces neighborhood, reports ABC10 News.
The fatal incident occurred in the 7100 block of Paradise Valley Road, just north of Bell Middle School, shortly after 11:00 p.m.
According to the San Diego Police Department, the man was operating a moped on the road when the vehicle was hit from behind by a 2016 Nissan Maxima driven by a 66-year-old man.
The moped rider, who was ejected in the impact of the crash, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased, confirmed officials.
The driver of the Maxima, who said he did not see the moped rider before the crash, was arrested for suspected impairment.
An investigation by the SDPD’s Traffic Division remains ongoing.
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