SAN DIEGO, CA — One person died early Thursday in a motorcycle crash after evading a traffic stop near east San Diego’s Corridor neighborhood, according to NBC San Diego.
The fatal collision occurred on University Avenue near the Wabash Avenue intersection shortly after 1:30 a.m.
San Diego Police Department said the events unfolded when officers attempted to perform a traffic stop on the motorcyclist for speeding. The rider failed to yield and sped off, prompting a pursuit.
Authorities said shortly after the motorcyclist collided with a guardrail near the intersection and died from their injuries at the scene.
A stretch of University Avenue between Wabash Avenue and Swift Avenue was shut down as an investigation was conducted.
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