SAN DIEGO, CA — An ambulance was requested Thursday afternoon after a motorcycle wreck on Interstate 8 in San Diego’s Mission Valley area, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident happened on the Exit 4B connector ramp from I-8 westbound to State Route 163 northbound. It was first reported to the CHP at 4:03 p.m.
Few details have been made available, but the CHP Traffic Incident page indicates the motorcycle rider was down in the roadway’s middle lanes following the crash.
While a green Fiat was also stopped nearby, it was not immediately clear whether the vehicle was involved.
Authorities have not disclosed the rider’s condition.
By 4:22 p.m., lanes 2 and 3 of the ramp were reopened to traffic.
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