Publish Date: 2023/07/12
SAN DIEGO, CA — A motorcyclist was involved in a crash late Wednesday afternoon after allegedly splitting traffic on Interstate 805 near San Diego’s University City area, reports the California Highway Patrol.
The wreck occurred on the southbound lanes of I-805, north of Exit 23 to State Route 52. Dispatchers first received the call at about 4:41 p.m.
A preliminary investigation found that the motorcyclist was weaving in and out of traffic when a black Silverado pulled into their path. The motorcyclist then swerved and struck a gold car.
It was unclear whether the rider sustained any notable injuries, but the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page indicates they were upright and walking around following the crash. At least one of the involved parties declined transport to a hospital.
All vehicles were reported on the right hand shoulder at 4:45 p.m., but the right lane became blocked shortly after as tow crews arrived at the scene.
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