Publish Date: 2023/07/24
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A man died Friday afternoon after a major motorcycle accident caused him to eject and fall from an overpass near Bonita, reports FOX 5 San Diego.
The wreck occurred on the transition ramp that connects eastbound State Route 54 to southbound State Route 125, at about 1:35 p.m.
A preliminary investigation by the California Highway Patrol indicates the man was operating a motorcycle eastbound on SR-54 when he entered the ramp. For reasons still unclear, he lost control of the bike, which then hit the concrete wall.
The victim, who was ejected in the crash and fell nearly 110 feet from the overpass and into brush, suffered significant injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the scene, confirmed officials.
No other motorcycle riders or vehicles were involved.
The CHP continues to investigate the cause of the crash is working to determine the sequence of events. Toxicology results are pending from the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office.
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