Publish Date: 2022/08/19
SAN DIEGO, CA — A 32-year-old man died early Friday after his motorcycle broadsided a car in downtown San Diego’s Core-Columbia area, reports ABC 10 News.
The fatal accident occurred at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Ash Street at around 2:00 a.m.
According to the San Diego Police Department, the man was riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle northbound on 1st Avenue at a high rate of speed. The rider failed to stop at the intersection and collided with a Toyota Prius driven by a 38-year-old.
The rider died from his injuries at the scene, confirmed authorities.
Medics transported the driver of the Prius to a local hospital with minor injuries.
No further details have been shared at this time, but officials said they have determined alcohol was not a factor.
An investigation by the SDPD’s Traffic Division remains ongoing.
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