SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — One person was sent to a hospital late Tuesday afternoon after their motorcycle was hit by vehicle in northeast Fallbrook, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident was reported in the 1000 block of Via Zancas, off East Mission Road, shortly before 3:39 p.m.
It was not immediately clear what led up to the wreck, but the CHP confirmed the rider was transported to Palomar Medical Center in Escondido. The severity of the victim’s injuries was not disclosed, but the medical center is the only designated trauma center in the area.
The CHP traffic incident log indicates the driver of the striking car remained at the scene.
Both lanes of Via Zancas and a section of East Mission Road was shut down in both directions as a result of the crash.
By 4:04 p.m., a SigAlert was issued for the area. At this time, officials have not announced a projected clearance time.
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