SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A 36-year-old man died late Saturday night after a motorcycle crash involving another vehicle on Interstate 805 in Chula Vista, reports The San Diego Union-Tribune.
The fatal accident occurred on the southbound lanes south of Orange Avenue, near the Castle Park area. It was first reported shortly after 11:35 p.m.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the man was riding a black Kawasaki motorcycle when he rear-ended a blue Nissan SUV, causing him to eject from the bike.
The victim, a National City resident, died from his injuries at the scene, confirmed officials.
The driver of the Nissan, a 62-year-old woman, remained at the site and cooperated with responding officers. She was not reported injured.
An investigation into the cause of the crash was underway. As of this writing, toxicology results were pending from the county Medical Examiner’s Office.
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